News & Announcements
587 graduate in March
The second part of the 22nd Graduation ceremony of Uganda Martyrs University saw 587 graduands awarded degrees certificates and diplomas in their different respective programmes. Of the 587 graduands, 313 were male and 274 were female.
Hon. Dr. Elioda Tumwesigye, the minister of Science, Technology and Innovation was the guest of Honour and other Guests included the Chancellor, His Grace John Baptist Odama and the Chairperson of the Governing Council, His Lord Sanctus Lino Wanok.
Uganda National Council for Higher Education (UNCHE) once again organised the annual exhibition for Universities and other tertiary
institutions which run for three days from 9th to 11th march 2017. The theme for this year’s exhibition was “Nurturing Youth for Employability and Wealth Creation: the role of Higher Education Institutions”.
With over 40 participating institutions, UMU was deservedly chosen by the Judges of this
event as the best exhibitors. It was said that the exhibitors from UMU in the best way were able to align higher education with Entrepreneurship and youth.The closing of this event was officiated by Dr. Elioda Tumwesigye, the Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation.
There will be a commencement lecture on Monday 13th March 2017 in the Auditorium at 2:00 pm to 4:00pm. The Keynote speaker shall be Hon Norbert Mao, President of the Democratic Party, Lawyer and Alumnus Uganda Martyrs University. Theme of the event shall be University Graduates and Society. The Role of UMU’s graduates in the Social Transformation of Uganda
UMU hosts 10th Inter University Human Rights debate
Uganda Martyrs University was privileged to host the 10th Inter University Human Rights debate at its beautiful main campus Nkozi. The event that started on Friday 10th March 2017 was officially opened at noon by the Chief Justice Bart Katurebe of the Republic of Uganda. Addressing about 600 students from 31 participating universities the Chief Justice thanked the management of UMU for transforming what started as a small university into what it is now. He also spoke against corruption and the commercialisation of our politics.
The universities that participated included Gulu University, Makerere University, Uganda Christian University, Kampala International University, International University of East Africa and Ndejje University to mention but a few. Makerere University emerged the overall winners again with a total points of 85.4 and the event’s closing ceremony was officiated by Ms Sophie Racine, Manager Rights, Peace and Justice, DGF.