What do agriculture graduates do?

What do agriculture graduates do?

A degree in agriculture gives you the knowledge and skills to manage agricultural businesses, or work in the areas of agricultural sales, food production and farming journalism. Job options Jobs directly related to your degree include: Agricultural consultant Farm manager Fish farm manager Plant breeder/geneticist Rural practice surveyor Soil scientist Jobs where your degree would […]

Bobi wine starts up a University for the ghetto.

Bobi wine starts up a University for the ghetto.

Ugandan musician and ghetto president, Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu aka Bobi Bine officially opened his University of ‘Overstanding’ at his Firebase Entertainment offices in Kamwokya. This has also created employment opportunities for many youths. “We wanted to show Ugandans that Ghetto Youth are not idle criminals. They are capable of developing themselves,” he said Speaking at […]

Career: Survival tips for university students

Career: Survival tips for university students

Now that you are maturing in the sense that you are no longer living with your parents or family but remember that you have to be on your own in terms of budgeting for your finances, academics, movements, meals among others. Here are some of the few tips that could help you out during your […]

Varsity awards 2014 set for Oct 3rd

Varsity awards 2014 set for Oct 3rd

Techno Mobile and Pepsi are sponsoring varsity awards for the year 2014 to be held at Theatre Labonita on 3rd October. The awards are running under the theme; “Motivation with inspiration”. They are aimed at rewarding the personalities in various categories at the different universities in Uganda. The categories include: Personality of the year University […]

Makerere university signs MoUs with three Chinese universities

Makerere university signs MoUs with three Chinese universities

Prof. John Ddumba-Sentamu signed three Memoranda of Understanding on behalf of the Makerere University with representatives from three universities from The Peoples Republic of China on On 4th July, 2014. The ceremony held in the Vice Chancellor’s Office(Makerere university) witnessed Shenyang Aerospace University (SAU), Liaoning University and Liaoning Shihua University sign MoUs entering them into a partnership with Makerere University. The first of […]

I can see brief case universities coming up

I have never understood the criteria UNCHE uses to licence these mushrooming brief-case universities that spring up every other day in Uganda. By brief case university,I mean those institutions that have one long building that serves as main administration block,main hall,halls of residence,lecture rooms,library and laboratory at the same time situated on a 2 acre […]

When you can’t locate the lecture room

When you can’t locate the lecture room

She thought the lecture room had migrated, indeed she was lost. I always thought it was only toddlers who could get lost. The other groups I had exempted from not getting lost were those who take the M-Pigs to parliament because of unemployment, the members who belong to the Drunkards Association who mistake enguuli for bushera, the villagers who […]

University students end training on crime prevention course

University students end training on crime prevention course

Youth told to diagnose society’s problems: President Yoweri Museveni has urged the university students to participate in diagnosing the challenges in their societies and help wake the population to exploit the available land resource for wealth creation. The President made the remarks on Saturday 14th June while giving a lecture to over 600 students from Makerere […]

Cut off points for public universities released

Cut off points for public universities released

Cut off points released: Public Joint Admission Board (PUJAB) has increased the cut off points for science courses at public universities. For one to qualify for Bachelor of medicine at Gulu University, a student requires at least 47.8 points from their best done three subjects. Mbarara University of science and technology (MUST) cut-off points for […]

S.Sudan students to pay same fees at universities like Ugandans

S.Sudan students to pay same fees at universities like Ugandans

The Government is planning to let university students from South Sudan studying in Ugandan to pay the same amount of tuition fees like their Ugandan counterparts. The proposal was tabled by the government of South Sudan through the Minister in charge of science and technology, Bol Makueng Youl. John Chrysostom Muyingo, the State minister for higher […]

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