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Current Students

Welcome to Makerere University, the region's premier, oldest and largest institution of Higher Education.

This manual is meant to help you settle into your new home as quickly and as seamlessly as possible. In here you find Useful Information meant to guide your stay on a whole range of matters relating to policy as well as services like accommodation, health care and security.


Semester Two: Saturday 8th Febraury, 2014 to Saturday 7th June, 2014.   (17 weeks)

Recess Term: Saturday 7th June, 2014 to Saturday 16th  August, 2014 (10 weeks)



Freshers' Orientation Week: Saturday 16th August, 2014 to Friday 22nd August, 2014 (7 days)

The Career Development Centre (CDC) is a partnership between Makerere University and NFT Consult, a leading Human Resource Consultancy based in Kampala with country offices in Kigali-Rwanda, Bujumbura-Burundi and Dar es Salaaam-Tanzania.

The Students Guild  is a link between the students’ body and the University Administration. It is headed by a Guild President who is democratically elected by the students in accordance with the existing guidelines.

For more on its activities and mandate please visit

Student Life

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Discover student life on Makerere University campus. 

Living and learning are intimately interwined at Makerere University. Vast extra-curricular activties, programs, organizations, performances, forums and athletics beckon students, faculty and staff, as well as neighbors from the communities around us.

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Upcoming Events

19 Dec
19 Dec 2014 - 9:00am
19 Dec
19 Dec 2014 - 6:00pm
19 Dec
19 Dec 2014 - 2:00pm

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Life on Campus

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