Mbale campus’ first graduation ceremony

BY DOREEN KAJERU Mbale University College has held its first graduation ceremony. The function, held on November 18, was the fourth part of the 17th graduation of Uganda Christian University   (UCU). The  campus  was elevated to constituent college status last February. The university constitution allows a constituent college to hold graduation ceremonies. The graduation was held at the campus’ premises, presided over by the Archbishop of the Church of Uganda and Chancellor of Uganda Christian University, the Most Rev Stanley Ntagali. The Archbishop congratulated the graduates upon completing thier…

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VC asks government to intervene on Ntawo

BY AGATHA MUHAISE Dr John Senyonyi, the vice chancellor of Uganda Christian University (UCU),has called upon the government to help with the problems the university is facing with squatters on the land in Ntawo. During the third part of the Seventh Graduation ceremony that took place at the main campus’ new Recreation Ground on October 21, Senyonyi clarified that UCU Holdings, a not-for-profit company of the university, is the rightful owner of the one-square-mile piece of land in Ntawo that has recently been taken over by squatters. “The university has…

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1,589 students graduate

44 get first class degrees BY AGATHA MUHAISE Uganda Christian University (UCU) is sending off 1,589 graduates, during the third part of its 17th graduation. This time most of these – 900 – are female, including the best student overall, Fiona Nakibuuka, with a remarkable GPA of 4.82 in Bachelor of Community Health. Theceremonyistaking place at the main campus’s new Recreation Grounds in Mukono. It will cater for students from the Kampala campus, Arua campus and the main campus at Mukono. Out of the 1,589 graduands, 44 have attained first-class…

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Graduands ought to be more proactive

Today UCU is sending you off to the labour market. Congratulations! Pause and reflect on the fact, however, that many have graduated  before you and  are still  in the struggle  of looking for jobs, especially  the  white-collar ones. The job market in Uganda requires fast, enterprising and energetic people. That means you cannot afford to sit on your laurels either. The above situation has been blamed on many factors, including government’s inability to create jobs for the youth, but you should not join the game. Be creative. Grab every chance…

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