Makerere University fees policy committee has asked the institution’s management to give incentives to students who complete their tuition by the sixth week of a semester to encourage others who have been defying the fees policy.
An examination of admission lists of Makerere University, since 2003 to date, shows that Uganda Martyrs SS Namugongo has sent the most number of students to the Medicine, Engineering and Pharmacy programmes.
Over two years after he led them to a meeting with the president, in which they had their salaries enhanced substantially, Makerere University dons last week honoured the police chief, Gen Edward Kale Kayihura.
Former finance minister Ezra Suruma who was recently appointed Makerere University’s next chancellor has started work. Last year, Makerere University Council recommended that Mr Suruma be appointed the institution’s next chancellor after he beat three other contenders to the position.
KAMPALA- Makerere University will review its courses in order to concentrate on those that are cost effective and market oriented, according to the institution’s chairperson.
Dr Charles Wana-Etyem, the University Council chairperson, told Daily Monitor in an interview that the university council had acknowledged the President’s advice and started working to review its programmes.
Outsourcing non-core functions could force ‘needy’ students to readjust
When the bulk of the members of today’s university administration first joined Makerere as students in the late 1960s and 1970s, they were literary treated like royalty, although some had come from very humble homes.