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Makerere University Graduation kicks off



Day one of this year’s ,73rd graduation has witnessed conferment of degrees upon students from College of Health Sciences, College of Natural Sciences and the School of Law.

The First Lady and Minister of Education and Sports Hon. Janet K Museveni virtually graced the opening day as the chief guest. She thanked Makerere University staff for molding students as she urged graduands to have a mission of life as they go outside the university gates.

The First Lady and Minister of Education and Sports Hon. Janet K Museveni

While presiding over the 73rd Graduation ceremony, Makerere University Chancellor Prof. Ezra Suruma told graduands that “we all face challenges that no one can foresee, always have hope in times of uncertainties” and encouraged students to always trust in God.
Makerere University 73rd Graduation ceremony will proceed until Friday, February 17. Day two (tomorrow) will accommodate graduands from College of Education and External Studies (CEES) and College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES).
According to the programme, students from the colleges of Natural Sciences, Health Sciences as well as School of Law graduated 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.
A total of 13,221 graduands, of whom 6,809 (52 percent) are female and 6,412 (48 percent) are male, are expected to graduate during the 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.

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