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Makerere extends suspension of 15% tuition increment

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University has resolved to extend the suspension of the 15 percent annual tuition increment for privately sponsored students. The 15 percent policy provides that the university will increase tuition by 15 percent every academic year for the next five years. The policy took …

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Makerere waives surcharge on late tuition payment

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University students will no longer pay surcharges due to late payment for the ongoing semester. The University had earlier activated a surcharge of 50,000 Shillings on students who fail to beat the registration deadline, which triggered panic amongst students who are supposed to commence …

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Makerere allows students to sit exams with pending tuition fees

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University has allowed students with tuition balances to sit examinations because of the shutdown of the payment system. The university is transitioning from Academic Information Management System-AIMS to for Academic Management Information System-ACMIS, a new records management system, which has affected payments. The university …

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Makerere suspends planned 15% tuition increment

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University management has suspended a planned tuition increment for two years. Earlier this month, Guild President Ivan Ssempijja asked the university management to halt the 15% tuition increment policy in light of the COVID-19 pandemic and economic constraints. The student leaders also demanded …

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Makerere University students appeal for grace period to clear tuition

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The examination season at Makerere University has ushered in anxiety among students especially finalists who are finding it hard to clear tuition. According to the university policy, each student is required to clear their fees balance before they receive permits granting them permission to access the …

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Victoria University cuts tuition fees for new entrants

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Victoria University has slashed its tuition and functional fees for new entrants. The University Vice-Chancellor Dr. Lawrence Muganga says the new entrants will pay Shillings 938,000 for tuition per semester down from Shillings 1.7 million and Shillings 650,000 in functional fees from Shillings 860,000. According …

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