Virtual internship presents dilemma for Makerere University students

A decision by Makerere University to impose internship, field attachments and recess during the ongoing lockdown has put students at crossroads. The University council has reportedly advised students to remotely work with their hosts or design projects per deliverables approved by supervisors.

Makerere University students sit for law school pre-entry exams today


Over 2,000 students are today set to sit for the Makerere university pre-entry exams to qualify for bachelor of law studies.

The exams test the students’ logic, reading, comprehension, language and numerical skills, general knowledge and analytical writing skills.

The pass mark is 50%.

For one to qualify to sit the pre-entry exams, they must have obtained at least 15 points at A-Level. The female students will still have an advantage owing to the 1.5 points for affirmative action.

COVID: Makerere adjusts academic calendar, teaching methods

Uganda's biggest and oldest university, Makerere University has revised its academic calendar, adjusting major events including semester period and duration, graduation dates, holidays and recess term. The move follows the unprecedented nationwide closure of academic institutions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, which affected the academic calendar.

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Four appointed to Law Council
KAMPALA - The Law Council chairman, Justice John Wilson Tsekooko, has named the four members appointed to the lawyers’ regulatory body.