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A Fresher pauses a question during Freshers orientation held on 27th August 2015.General

First Year students (Freshers) are by tradition given an “acclimatization” period of normally one week which is referred to as the “Orientation Week”. The Freshers report on Campus one week earlier than the Continuing students and during this week they are introduced to the key facilities in the University as well as other important aspects of life at the University.

Schedule of Semesters for Academic Year 2018/2019

Orientation Week:

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GeneralThe Academic Registrar, Makerere University invites applications from suitable candidates for admission to the following Fulltime program offered at the College of Health Sciences for 2018/2019 Academic Year:


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Hon. Frank Tumwebaze-Minister of ICT & National Guidance (Seated) launching the Technology and Innovations Support Centre during World Library Day celebrations on 13th July 2018. Looking on is the Vice Chancellor Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe (2nd L), Dr. Joseph Muvawala-Executive Director National Planning Authority (L), University Librarian-Dr. Helen Byamugisha (3rd R) and Ms Rhoda Nalubega-Head Africana Section (Right), Main Library, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda.General

The World Library Day Celebrations held on Friday, 13th July 2018 in the University Library concluded on a high as the Minister of ICT and National Guidance-Hon. Frank Tumwebaze and Executive Director, National Planning Authority (NPA)-Dr. Joseph Muvawala both graciously accepted the request to champion efforts to raise funds to support procurement of e-resources and related library activities at Makerere University. The request had earlier been presented by the University Librarian-Dr.

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Delegates from Institute of Security Studies, Nigeria posing for a photo with the Vice Chancellor of Makerere University Prof. Barnabas NawangweGeneral

On 6th July 2018, Seventeen (17) delegates from the Institute of Security Studies Abuja, Nigeria visited Makerere University. The historical visit aimed at benchmarking the best practices of Makerere University as one of the premier and oldest Universities in Africa. The visit in line with deepening Uganda and Nigeria relations also focused on introducing the delegates to Makerere University’s research and innovation masterpieces in order to have  a deeper understanding of the University as one of the leading institutions of higher learning.

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Mr.  Augustine Tamale receiving a plaque as a sign of appreciation for the unmeasurable service he rendered to the University. The Plaque was handed over to him by the Director of Internal Audit Mr. Walter Yorac Nono on behalf of Makerere University.General

 It was a moment of joy when Makerere University together with other invited guests celebrated the graceful and memorable period of their former University Bursar Mr. Augustine Tamale. This was at a colourful farewell party organised by Makerere University Finance Department on 29th June 2018 to celebrate Mr. Tamale’s dedicated service at Makerere University. 

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Freedom Sq. with Main Building in the background.General

The Academic Registrar, Makerere University announces that there are slots for the following programmes under the private sponsorship scheme for the 2018/2019 Academic Year


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Guest of Honour-Hon. Dr. John Chrysostom Muyingo (3rd L) is joined by Dr. Euzobia Mugisha Baine (5th L), Ms. Naomi Lumutenga (2nd L), Prof. Catherine Hawkins (L) and other facilitators and participants to cut the HERS-EA Second Academy commemorative cake, 6th July 2018, Grand Global Hotel, Kampala UgandaGeneral

The Government of Uganda through the Ministry of Education and Sports (MoES) has pledged to support the good work being done under Higher Education Resource Services, East Africa (HERS-EA), aimed at promoting the advancement of women in leadership and management in Higher Education through training. Speaking at the closing ceremony of the Second Academy on Friday, 6th July 2018 at Grand Global Hotel, the State Minister for Higher Education-Hon. Dr.

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