Ruth Muhawe has emerged as the best student at Law School in Makerere University’s 71st 2021 graduation.
Ruth has a CGPA of 4.38, Second Class Honors – Upper Division. She is currently a post graduate diploma student at the Law Development Centre.
She attended Entebbe Christian School for her primary education and Kings’ College, Budo for both her O’ and A’ level.
According to School of Law website, Ruth participated; Ruth participated in a number of other academic activities beyond the lecture room.
While at a student, Ruth was a member actively participating in Public Interest Law Clinic (PILAC) and an alumnus of CLE class of 2019.
She was selected to attend the Summer School on Business and Human Rights hosted by the University of Zurich in July 2019.
Because of her great passion for moot court and the School’s vibrant Moot Society, Ruth had the opportunity to represent the University at the 4th Annual National Inter-University Constitutional Law Moot Court Competitions hosted by CEHURD in 2017 and the 27th All Africa Moot Court Competitions 2018 in Accra, Ghana, both of which she won.
She also emerged best oralist at the national rounds of the 2020 JESSUP moot competition. Ruth served as Deputy Editor in Chief of the Makerere Law Journal for the year 2018/2019 during which she published a paper on the human rights impact of Uganda’s sovereign debt.
In her final year, she joined the pioneer team of research fellows at the Centre for Law and Emerging Technologies where she also volunteered as student coordinator for the class of 2020.
Ruth attributes his excellence to discipline and passion.