EDUCATION | GRADUATION
See list of all First Class students at bottom of page
Uganda Christian University (UCU) will hold its third graduation ceremony this Friday (July 7, 2017) at its main campus in Mukono.
This will also be the first part of her 18th graduation ceremony. A total of 1,136 students will graduate with diplomas, bachelor’s degrees postgraduate diplomas and master’s degrees. Of these, 50.1% (569) are male while 49.9 (567) are female, according to a statement from the university’s public relations office.
Of the graduands, 43 got first class degrees. Of those with First Class Degrees, 24 (56%) are females compared to 19 (44%) males.
The best performing student has an overall GPA of 4.82.
According to the statement, “Key among this graduation will be the maiden graduation of Bachelor of Governance & International Relations and Master of Journalism & Media Studies students.”
The Guest of Honor for the graduation ceremony is the Auditor General of the Government of Uganda John Muwanga.
The graduation ceremony will be preceded with the Commissioning Service, a formal sendoff session at UCU during which graduands are blessed and prayed for before their graduation.
The statement explains that UCU holds seven graduation ceremonies annually at its Main Campus, regional campuses and Constituent Colleges. These include three graduation ceremonies at the UCU Main Campus in Mukono, two graduation ceremonies at Bishop Barham University College, (BBUC, Kabale) and two graduation ceremonies at UCU Mbale University College.
Students at UCU Kampala Campus and UCU Arua Campus graduate from the Main Campus in Mukono.