The Vice Chancellor of Makerere University, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe has sponsored 200 students to participate in the coming MakRun 2018.
The Run will take place on Sunday 25th March 2018 at 7:00am in the Makerere University Freedom Square.
The Katikkiro of Buganda, Ow’ekitiibwa Charles Peter Mayiga will flagged off the run.
The Makerere University Endowment Run (MakRun) is aimed at generating funds for the construction of a Students’ Centre worth UGX 15 billion to enhance the quality of student life and experience.
While addressing journalists during the Makerere University Vice Chancellor’s Monthly Briefing on Friday 16th March 2018, Prof. Nawangwe said that the Centre will serve as a collective place that reflects dynamism of the 21st century student in the digital age.
It will be a one stop Student Information centre with a state of the art Auditorium worth 2000 seating capacity and Wall of Fame.
The Students Centre will also accommodate Conference facilities, Cafeterias, Internet Kiosk, Memorabilia Shop, Bookshop, Recreational Sports Arena (pool, chess, table tennis, and gym), Entertainment and Social Areas,” he said.
“Tickets for the Run cost UGX 15,000 for students and UGX25,000 and UGX 50,000 for alumni and well-wishers.