LIVE: 73RD MAKERERE UNIVERSITY GRADUATION CEREMONY
By UG Reports
KAMPALA: A total of 13,221 grandaunts, of whom 6,809 (52 percent) are female and 6,412 (48 percent) are male, are expected to graduate during Makerere university’s 73rd graduation ceremony, which ends on Friday.
A total of 102 of these are PhD students, 1,378 are master’s students, 108 are postgraduate diploma and 35 are undergraduate diploma.
The Minister of Education, Ms Janet Kataha Museveni, is expected to grace the ceremony alongside the Vice Chancellor of the University of London, Prof Wendy Thomson. Prof Mangeni said the Chancellor, Prof Ezra Suruma, will preside over the ceremony and each day of the graduation, the graduands and invited guests are expected to be seated in the Freedom Square by 7am.
He added that each graduand is expected to come with only two guests
According to the programme, students from the colleges of Natural Sciences, Health Sciences as well as School of Law are slated to graduate today. Students from the colleges of Education and
External Studies, Agriculture and Environmental Sciences will graduate tomorrow.
Students from the colleges of Business and Management Sciences, Computing and Information Sciences, and Veterinary Medicine, Animal Resources and Bio-Security will graduate on Wednesday while those from Makerere University Business School will graduate on Thursday. The graduation ends on Friday with students from colleges of Humanities and Social Sciences, Engineering, Design, Arts and Technology.