Makerere University graduands of 2020

The long awaited 71st graduation of Makerere University has started today Monday, 17th May, 2021 with critical observation of Standard Operation Procedures of the Covid-19 pandemic. The ceremony will be done in categories following colleges.

The University’s policy has allowed only First Class Degree Graduands, PhD Graduands and Masters’ Degree Graduands. All parents, guardians, spouses, relatives and friends are advised to follow the Graduation Ceremony on NTV, UBC Radio and virtually on Makerere University social media pages.

Chancellor, Prof. Ezra Suruma has to confer degrees and award diplomas to 12,550 graduands; 6,433 (51 percent) female and 6,117 (49 percent) male. Of these, 108 will be conferred upon PhDs; 38 (35.2 percent) female and 70 (64.8 percent) male, while 1,160 will be conferred upon Masters degrees; 434 (37.4 percent) female and 726 (62.6 percent) male.

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115 Graduands will be awarded postgraduate diplomas; 33 (28.7 percent) female and 82 (71.3 percent) male, undergraduate degrees will be a total of 11,151; 5,919 (53 percent) female and 5,232 (47 percent) male and 16 will receive undergraduate diplomas; 9 (56 percent) female and 7 (44 percent) male.

The Graduands are to follow the following dates for proper flow of the ceremony.

MONDAY, 17TH MAY, 2021

College of Natural Sciences

College of Health Sciences

School of Law


College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences

College of Education and External Studies


School of Business and Management Sciences

College of Computing and Information Sciences

College of Veterinary Medicine, Animal Resources and Bio-security


Makerere University Business School

FRIDAY, 21ST MAY, 2021

College of Engineering, Design, Art and Technology

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

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