Makerere fees committee hands over report to government

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.

Namugongo tops in sciences, Kitende in business courses

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.

Makerere lecturers honour Gen Kayihura

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.

Dons look to rescue higher education


African university heads have recommended that institutions of higher learning adopt modern corporate business models to survive.

Eight nominated for Makerere guild


Kampala- With two weeks to Makerere University guild elections, at least eight candidates have been nominated for the post from whom the 82nd guild president will be elected.

Dr Suruma installed Makerere chancellor


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.

Mak to scrap courses with few students

Makerere University will scrap courses that have over the years failed to attract many students, the vice chancellor Professor John Ddumba-Ssentamu has said.

Makerere University Lecturers cautioned against awarding free marks to students

Makerere University Lecturers are cautioned against awarding free marks to students in order to complete their studies.

Makerere University gets 10 more principals

Having adopted the collegiate system of administration over a year ago, Makerere University is on the brink filling all the positions of college principals and their deputies.



Nkozi, Makerere Split Points

Uganda Martyrs Nkozi and Makerere University shared the spoils in a 1-1 draw in their University Football League in Mpigi on Thursady.

Moses Ssemanda scored first for Makerere but Godfrey Kasumba defrayed the debt for All Stars with a close range strike to level proceedings.

Makerere Beat Mbarara to Cling onto 5th position

Makerere University beat Mbarara University of Science and Technology (MUST) 2-1 to safeguard its 5th position in the first round of
University football league.

Makerere to review courses

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.

End of an era at Makerere

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.

Makerere University urged to invest abroad

THE Makerere University chancellor Prof. Mondo Kagonyera, has proposed that the University should invest abroad in order to get sound return on investments.

Speaking at the inauguration of Makerere University Holdings Company Ltd meeting, Kagonyera urged the board of directors to consider investing more abroad.

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