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Makerere University ease access to academic transcripts

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University has shortened the criteria for former students to pick up their academic documents. For many years, Makerere University students have been complaining about the lengthy procedure to obtain their academic transcripts after graduation, which forced hundreds of students to abandon their transcripts and …

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UCU student, parent perish on way to graduation

Mukono, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Christian University has observed a moment of silence in the course of the graduation celebrations at the Mukono campus upon receiving news of the death of one of their students who was travelling for the same ceremony in the morning. Alex Khauka, 24, …

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Top Makerere veterinary medicine graduates get sh15m excellence award

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The top three Makerere University Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine graduates this week received a sh15m cash prize, courtesy of the Norbrook sponsored Golden Excellence Academic Award (GEAA). The award, presented at Makerere’s 72nd graduation ceremony, is a result of the collaboration between Uganda Veterinary Association, College of …

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MAK students risk missing graduation over missing marks

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A section of Makerere University students are uncertain about their graduation after they failed to access their marks. This week, some colleges released a draft graduation list. However, some students are missing from the lists raising concerns that they will not graduate next month. The …

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Students fail to block September 21 Kyambogo graduation

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The High Court in Kampala has dismissed an application seeking to block the 17th graduation ceremony of Kyambogo University. The decision arises from an application filed on September 14, 2021 by 45 students who sought a halt to the graduation ceremony fixed for September …

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Kyambogo University students ask court to block graduation

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | 45 students of Kyambogo University have petitioned the High Court in Kampala seeking an interim injunction restraining the institution from holding the 17th graduation ceremony. The students led by Kenneth Masereka want the graduation that is slated to start on September 21st to September 23rd …

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Gulu University postpones scientific graduation indefinitely

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Gulu University has postponed its 16th scientific graduation ceremony indefinitely following a surge in Covid-19 cases. According to earlier arrangements, the virtual ceremony initially scheduled for June 19th, 2021, was to only have 20 officials in attendance at the University premises. These included the Chancellor, …

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LDC defends decision to graduate students without issuing final results

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Law Development Center-LDC has defended its decision to pass out students without showing them their detailed scores. LDC is scheduled to hold its 48th graduation ceremony this Friday. However, in his communication to the students about the virtual graduation, Everest Turyahikayo, the LDC academic registrar …

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Parents stranded as Makerere restricts access to graduation ceremony

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parents and guardians are stranded in the precincts of Makerere University after they were denied access to the campus, where they had accompanied their children as the annual graduation week kicked off, this morning.  Previously, each graduand would be accompanied by two people, preferably parents or …

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Only PHDs, Masters to attend 71st Makerere grad ceremony

📌 To attend MAK GRADUATION 👩‍🎓 – May 17-May 21 ✅ PhD Graduands (108) ✅ Masters’ Degree Graduands (1,160) ✅ First Class Honours Degree Graduands ☑ TOTAL 12,550 graduands  (51% female & 49% male) Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT, MAK & URN |  It is a new normal at Makerere University this year with Coronavirus SOPs …

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