Category: Academics

Academics
UNEB, Buddo, confirm Eronda is not Namilyango College S.4 candidate

Uganda National Examination Board (UNEB) has in writing confirmed that Eronda George William, 18, who was denied access to the examination room by Namilyango College Head Master isn’t their registered Candidate. We flagged this candidate, among others, who are appearing in two different centres. Namilyango College noticed the flag on their registration portal. On 26th […]

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Namilyango S.4 student asks court to issue arrest warrant against School Head-Teacher

George William Eronda, 18, a senior four student at Namilyango College – Mukono, has asked the court to issue an arrest warrant for the school headmaster and board chairman. Eronda Reg. no. U00064/046 was denied access to the UCE examination room after being indefinitely expelled on May 24, 2019, for allegedly teasing and bullying a […]

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Kyambogo Lecturer moves to integrate computer vision, natural language processing to guide blind movements

Kyambogo University Lecturer Nkalubo Leonard from the Department of Computer Science is researching on how to “Integrating Computer Vision and Natural Language Processing” to guide blind movements. He confirmed that his research is on a case study based on the University’s disability unit (UNISE) and health informatics. The research was revealed during the 2019 Federated […]

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University of Pretoria awards Ms Jane Namusoke PhD in Counselling Psychology

University of Pretoria awards Ms Jane Namusoke PhD in Counselling Psychology. Friday 6th of September, 2019 will be a historic day. This is because one of the long-serving members in the Department of Psychology finally got her Ph.D. in Counselling Psychology. It’s with a speciality in “Counselor Supervision” which created rounds of smiles in the […]

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Makerere Sex scandal: another implicated, suspended

In a letter dated 17/04/2018 from Office of the Vice Chancellor, Mr. Kisuze Edward has been suspended from Makerere University​ service on a half pay with immediate effect to allow a smooth investigation on the matter. Mr. Kisuze Edward a Senior Administrative Assistant at the Ivory Tower is alleged to have sexually harassed Ms. Njeroge […]

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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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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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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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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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