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Makerere to assist students search for jobs

By Hannington Mutabazi, Cecilia Okoth

Added 19th January 2019 10:57 AM

The Vice Chancellor of Makerere University Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe promised to set up a liaisons desk in his office where they will be able to source employment opportunities for graduates.

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The Vice Chancellor of Makerere University Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe promised to set up a liaisons desk in his office where they will be able to source employment opportunities for graduates.

Former Rubaga South MP, Ken Lukyamuzi was one of graduates. He graduated with a degree in Law at Makerere University on January 18, 2019. Photos by Juliet Kasirye


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KAMPALA - Makerere University students will move with their heads high since the university has promised to help them in the job hunt, which will help them to combat unemployment.

The Vice Chancellor of Makerere University Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe promised to set up a liaisons desk in his office where they will be able to source employment opportunities for graduates.

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He was presiding over the fourth and last day of the 69th Graduation ceremony of Makerere University on Friday where students from the College of Engineering, Design, Art and Technology (CEDAT), College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHUSS) and School of Law (LAW) were graduating in various disciplines.

Nawangwe who applauded the students for their achievement, advised them to move with ideas ahead of them that will help their communities to shrive.

The VC also commented on discipline saying the biggest obstacle to development in the country is the indiscipline of the elites.

 ormer eputy hief ustice teven avuma 2nd right graduated with a asters degree in nternational elations and iplomatic tudies Former Deputy Chief Justice, Steven Kavuma (2nd right) graduated with a Master’s degree in International Relations and Diplomatic Studies

 
However, he boosted of Makerere having the most disciplined students in the country currently. He also promised not to waver in their determination to restore total sanity and respect in the university.

Nawangwe was grateful for the improved engagement between Makerere University and the Government agencies specifically sighting the Uganda Peoples Defense Force (UPDF).

“I thank the Chief of Defence Forces (CDF) Gen. David Muhoozi and all his colleagues for collaborating with us in providing high education to our armed forces,” Nawangwe said. 

 aul yende  with other h graduands Paul Nyende (L) with other PhD graduands

 

New Vision’s Ivan Kabuye, Shamim Kafuko and Karim Ssozi celebrating

 

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