First Major Face lift for CHUSS Building in 70 Years

The Arts building is undergoing renovation for the first time since its construction in the 1940s.


The building was for many decades the home of Faculty of Arts before the introduction of the College system in 2012. It is now part of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHUSS), housing the School , Languages, Literature and Communication (SLLC) and that of Liberal and Performing Arts (SLPA).


Ssekandi Launches Kibaki Presidential Library

The Vice President of Uganda, Prof. Edward Ssekandi has launched the construction of the 20-floor Mwai Kibaki Presidential library at Makerere University. 
The state of the art library, to be built by Makerere University and partners in honour of Kenya's former president, in December this year, will further contribute to the academic advancement and Excellency at East Africa's oldest University.

POLITICS: How to lay a firm foundation; growing in it

“Human life and politics are inseparable,’’ said Dr. Simba a political science lecturer. An objection to the above quote would be regarded unrealistic given the fact that it (politics) has been part of man for centuries. The way the politics of a nation, family or any social grouping is handled determines our way of life. It is for the above reason that this article is to guide you on how to lay a firm foundation in the political world to the advantage of those being led.


Makerere Research impacting Wider Audience –SIR World Report 2012

Makerere University’s ranking has improved from 12th in Africa in 2011 to 9th in 2012 according to the Scimago Institutions Ranking (SIR) World Report 2012 . Makerere is the only institution in Uganda that featured in the ranking and is competing with directly-funded Institutions from South Africa, Nigeria and Tunisia.


Journalism Students Raise Over One Million Shillings in "LegacyEsther" Campaign


Makerere University journalism student leaders have solicited over UGX one million from staff and colleagues meant to help in the tiling and finishing of the late Esther’s grave. The remarks were made by the Finance Minister Makerere University Journalism and Communication Association (MUJCA), Lyn Tukei during an extra ordinary meeting.