At it’s 169th Meeting held on 24th March, 2021, the Senate approved the proposal from the Ceremonies Committee to host a blended Graduation Ceremony. This is therefore to inform you that the 71st Graduation Ceremony will be a “blended” one, with a few university officials, Ph.D graduands, Masters Graduands and First Class undergraduate graduands physically present. The rest of the graduands and parents/ guardians will attend virtually. It will be live on television and transmitted on all Makerere University social media platforms. The ceremony is scheduled to take place from Monday 17th to Friday 21st May, 2021.
According lo the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) crowd gathering in one place is prohibited. It is against this background that physical attendance will only be limited to the following categories:-
- Ph.D Degree Graduands
- Masters Degree Graduands
- First Class Honours Degree Graduands
Please note that all graduands’ names will be read out during the live television coverage and live streaming on social media platforms. The students who take an oath from the College of Health Sciences and College of Veterinary Medicine, Animal Resources and Bio-Security shall lake the oath online.
The graduation fees for the 71st Graduation Ceremony are as indicated below:-
|Ugandans/East Africa||International Students|
|Convocation fees||UGX 10,000/=||US $ 10|
|Graduation fees||UGX 40,000/=||US $ 60|
|Certificate fees||UGX 30,000/=||US $30|
|Transcript||UGX 30,000/=||US $30|
|Total||UGX 110,000/=||US $ 110|
From this breakdown, graduation fees must be paid as a package totaling UGX. 110,000/ = for Ugandans/ East Africa and US $130 for International students respectively.
In addition to the above fees all Ph.D graduands should pay Shs. 50,000 for a Cylinder.
The University has approved Gown suppliers for every College as listed here below. You should therefore purchase gowns from the named suppliers who will be based in your respective Colleges/Schools. Please note that Ph.D graduands have their own special graduation gown that can be purchased from the suppliers on order.
|SN||SUPPLIER||CONTACT||SUPPLY COLLEGES||GRADUATION DAY|
|1.||Ms. Winfred||+256-772-655 175||College of Natural Sciences (CON AS)
College of Health Sciences (CHS)
School of Law (SOL)
|Monday 17th May, 2021|
|2.||Ms. Fundi Building Centre||+256-772-451 717||College of Agricultural and Environmental
College of Education and External Studies
|Tuesday 18th May, 2021|
|3.||Ms. Mmacks Investment||+256-772-418 275||College of Business and Mgt Sciences
College of Computing and Information
College of Vet. Medicine, Animal Resorces &
|Wednesday 19th May, 2021|
|4.||Ms. Mmacks Investment||+256-753-220 800||Makerere University Business School||Thursday 20th May, 2021|
|5.||Ms. Sokana Ltd||+256-772-984 564||College of Humanities & Social Sciences
|Friday 21st May, 2021|
|6.||Ms. Clanok Garmets||+256-775-154 614||College of Engineering Design Art and Technology
|Friday 21st May, 2021|
|7.||Ms. Goreth Kisekulo||+256-772-456 786||Directorate of Research and Graduate Training||Monday 17th – 21st May, 2021|
You should therefore purchase gowns from the named suppliers who will be based in your respective Colleges/Schools.
Please note that PhD graduands have their own special graduation gown that can be purchased from the suppliers on order.
Alfred Masikye Namoah