Makerere University will graduate nearly 14,000 students over the course of four days.
PIC: Tailors selling graduation gowns at Wandegeya despite Makerere University directing graduands from buying gowns outside the university. (Credit: Ramadhan Abbey)
KAMPALA - Makerere University's 68th graduation ceremony is set to kick off Tuesday and run until Friday.
The oldest public unviersity on the land will graduate nearly 14,000 students over the course of four days.
The statistic, according to the university's Chancellor, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe, "is the largest number of students graduating at one congregation in the history of MAK[Makerere]".
As thousands of graduands await to receive their respective honours, Nawangwe has urged them to "put God first" in their pursue of success.
"I congratulate all the graduands and their parents/sponsors. You are the top brains of our country and a lot is expected of you. Put God first and always hold yourself in esteem and you shall surely succeed. Congratulations!" he tweeted.
You can find the full graduation list HERE.
Meanwhile, the new Makerere University Academic Staff Association (MUASA) executive was sworn in Monday at the university's main campus in Kampala.
Dr Deus Kamunyu Muhwezi replaced Dr Muhammad Kiggundu as the executive chairperson.
THE 68TH GRADUATION CEREMONY PROGRAMME