Parents, non-first class graduands to attend Makerere Uni graduation virtually


Makerere University Academic Registrar Alfred Masikye-Namoah has said that all is set for the university’s “scientific” 71st Graduation ceremony.

The ceremony is expected to start on Monday, May 17, 2021.

In a statement issued on Wednesday, Masikye-Namoah said that the ceremony will be “blended” with university officials, Ph.D, Masters and first class undergraduates attending in-person while parents and other students follow the proceedings virtually.

Makerere University Law School to fundraise for needy able students as they mark 50 years

Makerere University School of law will be celebrating 50 years of existence this year.

Having started in 1968 as a department in the then faculty of science when Makerere was still the university of East Africa, the school is now an independent college under the Makerere University collegiate system that was started in 2012.

Dr Ruhweza provides missing link in our university education


Dr DANIEL RUHWEZA is best known as a political pundit and law don. Beyond that, he is also an author and in his latest book titled: We Don’t Teach That At The University, he suggests answers to questions about what is taught and missed in our university education.

Nawangwe orders all students to vacate Makerere University by Friday


Makerere University’s Vice Chancellor Barnabas Nawangwe has ordered all students at the university to vacate its premises before mid-day on Friday following President Museveni’s directive to suspend school for one month.

In a video posted on his verified social media Twitter handle, Nawangwe said that Makerere University welcomed the move of suspending school activities as a measure to stem the spread of the virus.

Stanbic Bank donates IT equipment to Makerere University


Stanbic Bank has donated IT equipment, comprising computers worth Shs 100 million towards helping Makerere University management reequip its main administration centre after a recent fire destroyed a substantial part of the famous main building.

Commonly referred to as the ‘Ivory Tower’, the iconic building caught fire during the last week of September in a case still being investigated by police and other relevant authorities.

Makerere University releases 2021 graduation list


Makerere University has released the schedule for this year's graduations.

According to a schedule released by the office of the academic registrar, graduations this year will be held on Monday 17 and end Friday 21.

Makerere University pushes 71st graduation ceremony to May


Makerere University Vice Chancellor Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe has announced that the university will hold its 71st convocation between May 10th and 14th, 2021.

Without giving further details on whether the ceremony will be held virtually like the initial plan was, Prof. Nawangwe said that the senate is making conclusive efforts to make it worth the long wait.

“Senate has scheduled this year’s graduation on 10-14 May. We are making all necessary arrangements for a befitting ceremony for our gallant intellectuals,” Prof. Nawangwe said in a tweet.