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Makerere to review courses

KAMPALA- Makerere University will review its courses in order to concentrate on those that are cost effective and market oriented, according to the institution’s chairperson.

Dr Charles Wana-Etyem, the University Council chairperson, told Daily Monitor in an interview that the university council had acknowledged the President’s advice and started working to review its programmes.

End of an era at Makerere

Outsourcing non-core functions could force ‘needy’ students to readjust

When the bulk of the members of today’s university administration first joined Makerere as students in the late 1960s and 1970s, they were literary treated like royalty, although some had come from very humble homes.

Makerere University urged to invest abroad

THE Makerere University chancellor Prof. Mondo Kagonyera, has proposed that the University should invest abroad in order to get sound return on investments.

Speaking at the inauguration of Makerere University Holdings Company Ltd meeting, Kagonyera urged the board of directors to consider investing more abroad.

Revisiting Makerere and the life there 27 years ago

Last week I visited my alma matter, Makerere University, as part of my photo research tour of Uganda.

It happened to be the week when freshers (or what in the United States are termed “freshmen”) arrive at the university to start their undergraduate studies.

Many were loitering around the campus, looking for their halls of residence, lecture rooms and carrying the A4 manila envelopes associated with naïve freshers.

Museveni stops Mak fee increment

Weeks after Makerere University was engulfed in strikes over a planned 10 per cent increment in tuition for new students, the university has conceded and withdrawn the fee change.

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