Report on Sexual Harassment at Makerere University Released

Report on Sexual Harassment at Makerere University Released

The committee appointed to investigate sexual harassment at Makerere University has handed over the report to the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe. The five member committee headed by Prof. Sylvia Tamale handed over the report on Monday, 25th June 2018. The Committee noted that abuse of power by those holding academic and administrative authority is one of […]

President Museveni Urges Universities to Produce Enterprising Graduates

President Museveni Urges Universities to Produce Enterprising Graduates

President Museveni has encouraged universities in Uganda to always think of producing employable and enterprising students which is the key determinant of the success for any university. The President also warned graduands against indulging themselves in promiscuous activities that would endanger and kill their lives. “I dont drink, I dont understand why people drink because […]

Chinese Embassy Offers 30 Scholarships to Makerere University Students

Chinese Embassy Offers 30 Scholarships to Makerere University Students

The Chinese Embassy in Uganda has offered 30 scholarships to Makerere University. The scholarships are to be awarded to continuing students in various Colleges for Academic Year 2018/2019. These scholarships shall be administered by the Gender Mainstreaming Directorate (GMD), Makerere University. The total scholarship offer is UGX2,800,000 (Two million, eight hundred thousand shillings only) for […]

Staff at Public Universities Plan to Strike

Staff at Public Universities Plan to Strike

The staff at public universities in Uganda have agreed to go on strike over government’s failure to allocate money for their salary increment in the 2018/2019 budget. The decision to lay down their tools was reached during a meeting attended by different staff associations from the public universities across the country. The meeting was held […]

Uganda Christian University Signs MoU with Uganda Red Cross Society to Save Lives

Uganda Christian University Signs MoU with Uganda Red Cross Society to Save Lives

Uganda Christian University (UCU) and the Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding aimed at harnessing their collective strength to save lives, serve communities, and improve documentation and knowledge sharing, UCU’s Public Relations officer, Micheal Mubangizi says. The signing took place at UCU main campus in Mukono with UCU Vice Chancellor […]

Ndejje University Promotes Student Exchange Programme

Ndejje University Promotes Student Exchange Programme

Prof. Eriabu Lugujjo, Ndejje University Vice Chancellor has underscored internationalization as one of key pillars in the university’s strategic plan towards building quality academic, professional programmes and producing graduates of integrity. Prof. Lugujjo made the remarks while inducting eleven intern students of Public Health and speech pathology from Southern Illinois University, USA and Ndejje University students […]

Counseling Can Reduce Drug Abuse and Mental Health Cases at Universities

Counseling Can Reduce Drug Abuse and Mental Health Cases at Universities

The use of alcohol and other substances during adolescence and early adulthood has become a serious public health problem at some universities and colleges in Uganda. This can be seen by the high number of patients admitted to Butabika National Referral Mental Hospital, majority of whom are university and high school students suffering from alcohol and […]

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