Uganda Martyrs University holds 26th graduation

Uganda Martyrs University holds 26th graduation

A total of 1190 students, of whom 538 were female, graduated with Bachelor and Master’s Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates in various academic disciplines.

The Chancellor of Uganda Martyrs University (UMU), the Rt Rev Prof Joseph Antony Zziwa, has requested internet network companies to avail gadgets at affordable tariffs, to make online teaching and learning more convenient.

He was presiding over the university’s 26th graduation ceremony (part 2) at the university’s main campus at Nkozi, in Mpigi district, on Friday (May 21).

 

A spectacle of graduands during the 26th graduation ceremony (part 2) of Uganda Martyrs University (UMU) at the university

A total of 1190 students, of whom 538 were female, graduated with Bachelor and Master’s Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates in various academic disciplines. 

One student, Lucky Joseph Kidega, graduated with a doctorate of philosophy in peace and security studies.

 

The Executive Director of Private Sector Foundation, Gideon Badagawa delivers his remarks during the 26th Graduation Ceremony

The Executive Director of Private Sector Foundation Uganda, Gideon Badagawa, (the Guest of Honour) called for greater collaboration between the private sector and higher learning institutions. 

The Vice-Chancellor, Rev Prof John Chrysostom Maviiri announced five new courses, which he said had been accredited by the National Council of Higher Education.

They include Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration, Masters in Higher Education (Innovative Pedagogy and Leadership), Master of Arts in Religious Studies, Bachelor of Cultural Heritage Studies and, The Higher Education Certificate (Arts, Biological and Physical Science).

 

The function started with a thanksgiving mass presided over by the Bishop of Lira, the Rt Rev Bishop Sanctus Linus Wanok.

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