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Apollo Life Assurance (APA) takes road safety campaign near Mbale schools.

Apollo Life Assurance (APA) takes road safety campaign near Mbale schools.

In bid to boast government’s efforts on reducing the increasing road accidents in the country, Apollo Life Assurance (APA) staff recently introduced a Zebra Crossing along Namatala drive, Industrial division in Mbale district to protect students from getting knocked down by speeding cars and boda bodas. The zebra crossing is situated along a busy school […]

Makerere gets USD 3.5M for a 5 year research project

Makerere gets USD 3.5M for a 5 year research project

The director research and graduate training at Makerere University, Prof. Buyinza Mukadasi, has urged government to consider putting in place research based policies that can help the country tackle some of its problems. Speaking at the review of the research partnership between Makerere University and the Swedish government where a total of USD3.5M has been […]

MUK teachers suspend strike

MUK teachers suspend strike

Makerere university teaching staff members have agreed to suspend their strike following agreements between them and the university council with now the evening students are free start attending classes from today. In a heated up meeting chaired by MUASA chairperson, Dr. Muhammed Kigundu, some lecturers were of the view that they give the university council […]

Muyingo advises students on scholarships to harness marketable skills abroad

Muyingo advises students on scholarships to harness marketable skills abroad

The Ministry of Education and Sports has asked students who are given education sponsorship abroad to utilize this opportunity and attain skills that will enable them get jobs as government struggles to add on more employment opportunities for the youth. This was disclosed by the Minister of State for Higher education John Chrysostom Muyingo while […]

Non-teaching staff of Public Universities finally agree to return to work

Non-teaching staff of Public Universities finally agree to return to work

The non-teaching staff at Makerere University and other Public Universities have finally agreed to end their week-long strike for the next three month as they await President Museveni’s pledge that he made with them yesterday (Tuesday August 16) in a meeting at state house Entebbe. The non-teaching staff at all Public Universities who have been […]

MPs want parents to foot bill of feeding their children in UPE

MPs want parents to foot bill of feeding their children in UPE

The Parliamentary Committee on Education has recommended Ministry of Education to reconsider feeding in UPE and USE schools. This followed concerns from members of parliament that Uganda’s education is on verge of collapse especially in government aided schools which do not offer lunch to Pupils that this makes it difficult for pupils to understand what […]

New University ranking maintains Makerere as top Ugandan University

New University ranking maintains Makerere as top Ugandan University

The latest ranking of Uganda’s Universities has indicated that Makerere University still leads in the higher institutions of learning in the country followed by Ndejje University which has been ranked second best. The rankings were released by a University Web Ranking 2016 which also indicated that the newly created Universities of Soroti and All Saints’ […]

Non-teaching staff at public universities expected to call off strike this week.

Non-teaching staff at public universities expected to call off strike this week.

Government anticipates that non-teaching staff at the public universities will call off their strike and return to work by Thursday this week. Janet Kataha Museveni, the minister of education and sports, while addressing parliament on Tuesday August 09, 2016 said that one of the demands the of non-teaching staff was for government not to use part […]

Government closes 62 international schools over operating illegally

Government closes 62 international schools over operating illegally

Government has so far closed a total of 62 international schools countrywide that it says have illegally been operating in Uganda with no license, no proper structures or a teaching curriculum approved by the Ministry of Education and Sports (MoES) Among the schools are some that were operating under Bridge International Academy in Uganda from […]

Makerere university Private Admission list for academic year 2016/2017

Makerere university Private Admission list for academic year 2016/2017

The academic registrar of Makerere university has released the list of students admitted under the Private Sponsorship scheme for the academic year 2016/2017. You can download Makerere university Private Sponsorship Admission list 2016/2017 You can also view the names of students admitted to Makerere university and their courses given to them in the table below: […]

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