By Francis Emorut
KAMPALA - Uganda Management Institute (UMI) on Friday passed out 1,607 graduates in Kampala, with graduates receiving certificates, diplomas, postgraduate diplomas and Master’s degrees in various disciplines.
Of the 1,607 graduates, 812 were males representing 50.5% while 795 were female (49.5%).
According to the director general Dr. James Nkata of UMI, this year's figures indicated a 3% increase in the percentage of females graduating.
Nkata encouraged more females to enroll in postgraduate education.
"This should not be an in itself but serve as a motivation to our female participants," Nkata said.
UMI Director general Dr. James Nkata gives an award to the best performing student. PHOTO/Francis Emorut
Saturday Vision deputy editor wangah Wanyama (far-right) was among the graduates. PHOTO/Francis Emorut
The signs and symptoms of a generally joyous mood for a milestone achieved, were evident here. PHOTO/Francis Emorut
Dr. James Nkata (2nd in row) followed by State minister for education and sports Charles Bakkabulindi and other lecturers in a procession led by Gloria Namakula. PHOTO/Francis Emorut
Uganda Prisons spokesman Frank Mbaine speaks on phone after graduating at UMI. PHOTO/Francis Emorut
Saturday Vision deputy editor Wangah Wanyama graduated with a postgraduate diploma in public and governance policy.
Another notable graduate was Police spokesperson Judith Nabakooba who graduated with a postgraduate diploma in evaluation and monitoring.
Prisons spokesman Frank Mbaine also graduated.
1607 graduate at Uganda Management Institute