Category: Education

Campus News
Water crisis hits Mary Stuart Hall, toilets left un-flushed

By Josephine Ahabwe Water crisis has hit Makerere University’s magnificent girls’ hall Mary Stuart, jamming sanitation as well as risking residents’ health situation. When Journalism@mak visited the hall on Friday, our reporter found a deteriorated health situations as toilets are left unflushed, causing them to extremly stink. The problem has been escalated by ongoing renovation […]

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Makerere students win accountability sector debate

TAG: Mak Students Win Accountability Sector Debate Makerere University students have emerged winners in the Accountability Sector Debate that attracted participants from both public and private universities in Uganda. Eight (8) Universities presented candidates to compete in the Accountability Sector Debate, which was aimed at promoting dialogue among the youth on matters of accountability, and […]

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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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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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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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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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