Former Two-time Vice Chancellor, Prof. Asavia Wandira makes his remarks at the Late Bernard Onyango's Requiem Mass on 17th October 2013, St. Augustine Chapel Makerere University, Kampala UgandaProf. Asavia Wandira, Vice Chancellor (1973-1975, 1979-1986)

He served his first tenure as Vice Chancellor from 1972 to 1975, after which he left Uganda. He served as Professor of Education at the University of Swaziland. On return to Uganda, he was named Minister of Education in 1979. Thereafter, Professor Wandira was appointed Vice Chancellor up to 1985.

He is the second longest serving head of Makerere University and among the few who got the chance of serving at two different intervals.

Prof. Asavia Wandira was born in 1933, in Bunyantole village, Bugweri district and passed away at Nakasero Hospital, Kampala on Thursday 3rd October, 2019 at the age of 86.

Please see below for a few links to events that Prof. Wandira graced at Makerere University.



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