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22:06
22:06

UBTEB Registers More Females For May-June Examinations 2 2

Statistics from Uganda Business and Technical Examination Board (UBTEB) reveal that this year, the board has registered a total of 32,726 candidates, who will be sitting for their examinations at 294 centers nationwide. Among these candidates, 17,357 are female, comprising an impressive 53 percent of the total candidature.
09:20
09:20

Makerere Installs Biometric Systems to Monitor Staff and Student Attendance 5 1

The Digital Staff Access System and Student Attendance System unveiled at a concise event hosted at the College of Computing and Information Science, have already been deployed at all teaching facility entrances.
16:48
16:48

Makerere to Merge College Journals Under University Press 3 1

Dr. William Tayebwa, Managing Editor of Makerere University Press, announced this initiative during the conclusion of the annual forum for graduate research and policy dialogue at Makerere University's Yusuf Lule Teaching Facility. The event witnessed discussions on over seventy research papers from diverse Ph.D. students.
17:18
17:18

Nawangwe Renews Call for Gov’t Sponsorship to PhD Students 4 1 Top story

Nawangwe also said that Makerere has for long wanted to graduate more PhDs in line with the World Bank’s call for African universities to produce at least 100,000 Ph.D. graduates annually to combat poverty. However, achieving this goal has been hindered by the high cost of Ph.D. education.
14:47
14:47

Trouble Escalates at Makerere Over Nomination of Prof. Bazeyo as Chancellor 1 Top story

The latest is a petition from the Makerere Joint Staff Associations of Muasa, Masa and Nuei asking President Yoweri Museveni not to consider appointing Professor Bazeeyo as the University Chancellor arguing that he is not qualified for the position.
08:18
08:18

Makerere University Launches Digital System to Store Students' Academic Records 4 1

The Digitalizing of Academic Records and Processes (DARP) project, initiated under the Makerere University Research and Innovations Fund (Mak-RIF) in 2021, signifies a transition from traditional paper-based methods to digital archiving, aimed at safeguarding the university's historical records.
20:43
20:43

Bar Course Students Overhwelm Law Development Centre LDC 1 3

It is feared that the numbers could affect the quality of graduates and eventually the law practice in Uganda.
08:44
08:44

Francophonie Day Celebrations Climax with Calls for Gov’t, Schools to Prioritize French Language Northern Uganda 4 3

One by one teachers who attended the event called on the government to empower French learning and encouraged school heads to embrace the language, claiming that it has an important role in opening employment opportunities for students.
18:36
18:36

PUJAB Urged to Consider Slots for Higher Education Access Certificate 1 1

Okwakol said that it would be good if PUJAB included slots just like it does for the diploma and degree scheme, and entry scheme, among others, to help young people access education, and as well feel the importance of HEAP.
15:35
15:35

Makerere University Adjusts Examination Schedule 1

Last week, Makerere University and other higher education institutions adjusted their academic calendars to accommodate the upcoming National Population and Housing Census 2024, as directed by the Ministry of Education.
13:16
13:16

Relief at Makerere as Gov’t Allocates Funds to Harmonize Salaries in its 12 Universities 1

The breakdown indicates that Makerere University Business School will receive the largest portion at Shs14 billion, followed by Makerere University with Shs12.6 billion. Other beneficiaries include Muni (Shs6.3 billion), Kyambogo (Shs6 billion), Lira (Shs4.7 billion), and Busitema (Shs3.9 billion) Universities.
10:38
10:38

Makerere Gov’t Students Appeal for Review of Extended Semester Decision 1

The census is scheduled to take place from May 10 to May 19, 2024, spanning 10 days. As a result of this adjustment, the ongoing semester at Makerere University, initially slated to conclude on May 12, has been rescheduled.
18:13
18:13

President Asked to Reject Prof. Bazeyo's Nomination for Mak Chancellor 1

The University Council nominated Professor William Bazeeyo, a former Deputy Vice Chancellor in charge of Finance and Administration, and Engineer Charles Wana Etyem, former University Council Chairperson. Their names were sent to the President.
07:59
07:59

UBTEB Decries Reluctance to Provide Internship Opportunities to Trainees 2 1

Onesmus Oyesigye, the Executive Secretary said that there is reluctance by some industries to offer industrial training placement vacancies to the trainees yet this is very important in the acquisition of hands-on training.
10:46
10:46

Gov't Urged to Prioritize Empowering Child Caretakers 3 1

Spera Atuhairwe, the Country Director of BRAC Uganda says that while efforts have been put in place to empower children by ensuring they receive basic education, insufficient attention has been given to supporting caretakers who shoulder additional responsibilities.
20:20
20:20

More Voices Urge Gov’t To Increase Funding For Education Sector 3 1

Records indicate that the current expenditure on the education sector stands at approximately 11.3 percent of the total government expenditure, falling below the benchmark recommended by the Education 2030 Framework for Action. The framework suggests allocating at least 15 to 20 percent of public expenditure towards education.
14:35
14:35

Mak VC to Student Leaders: Utilize University Council to Address Your Grievances 4 1

Arinaitwe, representing the Vice Chancellor, urged Nsamba to work closely with the university administration and utilize the university council, where he would be representing students, to discuss and resolve student-related issues.
12:57
12:57

Interview: Makerere's New Guild President Nsamba Slams Online Voting Process 1

Nsamba, a second-year student pursuing Social Sciences garnered 2,540, his closest competitor Ariho Edmond an Independent candidate got 2,536 while Fulugensio Kasekende came third with 1674 votes. Sixteen candidates competed in the race.
11:21
11:21

Muteesa I Royal University Granted Charter 1

In a letter dated March 13, 2024, The National Council for Higher Education confirmed that the charter, signed by the President, is pending gazetting by legal procedures.
10:25
10:25

Makerere University Launches System to Monitor Research Grants 4 1

The system; known as the Makerere University Grants Management System (MAKGMS) is charged with tracing the allocation of funds, checking on what the resources are being used for, and facilitating performance or research implementation while ensuring that funds are properly being utilized, among others.
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