Category: Education

Education
Makerere Professor becomes first African to win the Pius XI Medal

Noble Banadda a Professor and Chair of the Department of Agricultural and Bio Systems Engineering at Makerere University in Uganda has become the first African to be awarded the Pius XI medal. The expert in Water Quality, Heavy Metals, TDS, Sludge Treatment and many more was awarded in recognition of his outstanding researches in science and engineering. […]

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Academics
Makerere students to miss internship over no accommodation fees.

A number of students at Makerere University are set to miss internship period over no funds to facilitate their accommodation at their placements. Early this year Makerere University administration abolished the Shs380,000/= refund that it has been remitting to students for their internship practice. In a letter addressed to students by Prof Barnabas Nawangwe, the […]

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Campus News
Fire guts Makerere’s female Mary Stuart hall

Makerere University: Students at Makerere University’s Mary Stuart Hall cried helpless as they were stranded on upper levels of the building as fire consumed the entire ground floor causing massive damages. According to Assistant Inspector General of Police –AIGP Joseph Mugisha, the director of fire arms, the fire started at around 5:30am in one of […]

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Academics
Kyambogo University sets dates for 2018/2019 private admissions
Kyambogo University launches sign language dictionary

Kyambogo University’s faculty of Special Needs and Rehabilitation has launched a Ugandan Sign Language storybook and dictionary. Anna goes to School was authored by Sam Lutalo-Kiingi and Goedele A.M. De Clerck and the sign languages dictionary is titled, Sign Languages of the World. Prof Elly Katunguka, the vice chancellor, during the launch a few days ago, said this is the first book in a new series […]

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Academics
Lecturers at Datamine not paid since 2017, resolve to strike

Lecturers at Datamine technical business school -DTBS have resorted to go for an industrial action after spending 8 months without being paid. All lecturers under their teaching umbrella Datamine academic staff association – DASA during general meeting on 15 May, 2018 agreed to go to 2 week sit down strike demanding for their salaries and […]

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Academics
No reasons to strike for; let us resolve all problems through negotiation and not violence – Prof Nawangwe tells off Papa Were

Papa Salim Were government yesterday (Saturday) organized a consultative meeting to discuss multiple pressing issues that are affecting students. They include sex for marks scandals, scrapping of meals for students sleeping at the university, ‘scrapping’ of evening among others. According to the letter seen by Cyclone Times, Prof Nawangwe, the University Vice Chancellor was invited […]

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Academics
Makerere vote to phase out meals, internship allowances
Makerere to Scrap semester exams

Makerere University is piloting a new curriculum aimed at abolishing end-of-semester examinations and assessing students more broadly based on competence. University spokesperson Ritah Namisango said yesterday: “I can tell you that the strategic plan, which we finished designing this year, is purely based on changing the way of teaching and the content in class. We […]

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Academics
Prof Barnabas Nawangwe, the makerere University Vice Chancellor
Makerere increases tuition fees again, students to pay Shs5m per course

Anyone seeking to pursue any post graduate course at Makerere University will now be required to pay at least Shs5 million per year  in a raft of tuition adjustments made at the country’s oldest public higher institution of learning. Previously, graduate students pursuing post-graduate diplomas, masters and doctorate programmes have been paying between Shs1.5 million and […]

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Academics
Kyambogo University sets dates for 2018/2019 private admissions
Kyambogo University sets dates for 2018/2019 private admissions

The Academic Registrar, Kyambogo University, invites applications for private admission to the following programmes for the 2018/2019 Academic Year. Detailed weighting criteria and fees structure can be accessed on the website admissions portal or www.kyu.ac.ug. Applicants should fill the forms online from the website: admissions portal on submitting the form, print out a pay slip and pay […]

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