KAMPALA — The Vice-Chancellor of Makerere University Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe has called on students to desist from resorting to protests as a way of airing out their grievances each time they are at odds with the University.
He says, there will be no tolerance for such behaviour in this academic year.
“Management wishes to warn all those errant students that a return to hooliganism at Makerere will not be tolerated,” he warned.
He said that hooliganism has no place in Africa’s premier university and students must all fight it.
Nawangwe said that the Management continues to work closely with student leaders to improve relations between the two bodies in an effort to reduce strikes, hooliganism and also open channels of communication.
For this 70th Graduation Ceremony, he said, a total of 13510 students will be conferred degree and awarded diplomas of Makerere University in various disciplines.
Of these, 62 will receive PhDs, 1173 will receive masters degrees and 119 gets post graduate diploma while 12156 will receive undergraduate diplomas and Bachelor’s Degrees.
50.5 of the graduates are women while 49.5 are males.
Ms. Namukose Rita has emerged as the best overall and best student in the Humanities of the 70th Graduation Ceremony of Makerere University.
Ms. Namukose obtained a CGPA of 4.92 in the Bachelor of International Business of Makerere University and will graduate during the third session on 16th January 2020.
Chancellor, Prof. Ezra Suruma has commended MUBS for producing the Best Overall Student in the Humanities for fifth consecutive graduation ceremonies since 2016.
He thanked the leadership and staff of MUBS for the continued academic discipline; and the tremendous efforts to groom business-oriented social entrepreneurs in the country.