A total of 1,024 people are set to graduate at Uganda Christian University (UCU)’s 19th graduation ceremony scheduled for Friday 06th June 2018.
Thirty one (31) of these will graduate with first class according to information from the office of the academic registrar.
The majority of the graduands are females. Females are 554 (54%) compared to 470 (46%) males.
There are also three doctoral students who include the first PhD graduand in the history of UCU; Maturu Milly Erema who will graduate with a doctorate of philosophy.
Two other students; David Goobi Kataate and Selugo James will graduate with doctor of ministry.
The Deputy Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, Dr. Benon Musinguzi said the doctoral graduates means increased ability by the university to offer higher education, “we have been steadily growing in our academic offerings. Several other PhDs are in the pipeline.”
The guest of honour for the graduation is Prof. Ezra Suruma, the Chancellor Makerere University and former Minister of Finance, Planning and Economic Development.
Graduands will walk away with their transcripts on graduation day to facilitate their quicker absorption in the job market.
This is the third out of the planned seven graduation ceremonies across UCU Campuses and Constituent Colleges this year. They comprise of three graduation ceremonies at the UCU Main Campus in Mukono, two graduation ceremonies at UCU Mbale University College, and two graduation ceremonies at Bishop Barham University College, (BBUC, Kabale). Students at UCU Kampala Campus and UCU Arua Campus graduate from the Main Campus in Mukono.
Below are UCU graduation dates for the year 2018
|1||16th March 2018||Bishop Barham University College (Kabale)|
|2||02nd March 2018||UCU Main Campus, Mukono|
|3||06th July 2018||UCU Main Campus, Mukono|
|4||27th July 2018||UCU Mbale University College|
|5||05th October 2018||Bishop Barham University College (Kabale)|
|6||26th October 2018||UCU Main Campus, Mukono|
|7||30th November 2018||UCU Mbale University College|