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A student in a Molecular Laboratory at Makerere UniversitySciences

The College of Veterinary Medicine, Animal Resources & Biosecurity (COVAB), Makerere University in Partnership with Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden with funding support from Swedish Research Council for Tick-Borne Pathogens Project 2017-2019 will conduct a Bioinformatics and Metagenomics Workshop from 10th-14th September, 2018.

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Gayaza High School students attend a students' exhibition in March 2018 at Freedom SquareHealth

The Biomedical Engineering unit at Makerere University is organizing the first ever Biomedical Engineering High School Summer School. This event scheduled to run from 27th August 2018 to 31st September 2018 is aimed at interesting students in the use of Science and Technology to solve their community's challenges.

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A Fresher pauses a question during Freshers orientation held on 27th August 2015.General

First Year students (Freshers) are by tradition given an “acclimatization” period of normally one week which is referred to as the “Orientation Week”. The Freshers report on Campus one week earlier than the Continuing students and during this week they are introduced to the key facilities in the University as well as other important aspects of life at the University.

Schedule of Semesters for Academic Year 2018/2019

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GeneralThe Academic Registrar, Makerere University invites applications from suitable candidates for admission to the following Fulltime program offered at the College of Health Sciences for 2018/2019 Academic Year:


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Hon. Frank Tumwebaze-Minister of ICT & National Guidance (Seated) launching the Technology and Innovations Support Centre during World Library Day celebrations on 13th July 2018. Looking on is the Vice Chancellor Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe (2nd L), Dr. Joseph Muvawala-Executive Director National Planning Authority (L), University Librarian-Dr. Helen Byamugisha (3rd R) and Ms Rhoda Nalubega-Head Africana Section (Right), Main Library, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda.General

The World Library Day Celebrations held on Friday, 13th July 2018 in the University Library concluded on a high as the Minister of ICT and National Guidance-Hon. Frank Tumwebaze and Executive Director, National Planning Authority (NPA)-Dr. Joseph Muvawala both graciously accepted the request to champion efforts to raise funds to support procurement of e-resources and related library activities at Makerere University. The request had earlier been presented by the University Librarian-Dr.

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Delegates from Institute of Security Studies, Nigeria posing for a photo with the Vice Chancellor of Makerere University Prof. Barnabas NawangweGeneral

On 6th July 2018, Seventeen (17) delegates from the Institute of Security Studies Abuja, Nigeria visited Makerere University. The historical visit aimed at benchmarking the best practices of Makerere University as one of the premier and oldest Universities in Africa. The visit in line with deepening Uganda and Nigeria relations also focused on introducing the delegates to Makerere University’s research and innovation masterpieces in order to have  a deeper understanding of the University as one of the leading institutions of higher learning.

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Mr.  Augustine Tamale receiving a plaque as a sign of appreciation for the unmeasurable service he rendered to the University. The Plaque was handed over to him by the Director of Internal Audit Mr. Walter Yorac Nono on behalf of Makerere University.General

 It was a moment of joy when Makerere University together with other invited guests celebrated the graceful and memorable period of their former University Bursar Mr. Augustine Tamale. This was at a colourful farewell party organised by Makerere University Finance Department on 29th June 2018 to celebrate Mr. Tamale’s dedicated service at Makerere University. 

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