The CoCIS Strike That Never Took Off


It is a calm but cold day at Makerere University, with a light drizzle punctuating the busy Tuesday morning.

There is no sign violence that nearly erupted a day before. On Monday morning, as the morning rain showered Kampala city and later turning into a downpour, Makerere University’s unusual tranquil environment was suddenly broken at about 9:30 by angry shouts of agitated students from College of Computing and Information Science (COCIS). They shouted “weeeweee!”, a clear indication that a strike possible strike was underway.

Masisa Sees with his Ears


A visually impaired student continues to defy the odds by excelling in academics and attaining other hands-on skills, such as playing music instruments.

Twenty-two-year-old Fred Masisa is in his second year of study, pursuing a bachelor’s degree in education majoring in English and Literature. Born in Sironko district, Masisa was admitted to Makerere University on government sponsorship scheme.

How Mak Suspended Registration Surcharges


Makerere University management has extended the deadline for students’ registration to Friday, November 8.

The university has also suspended charged slapped on students for late registration until technical breakdowns in the system are rectified.

In the academic year 2018/19, public Universities, Makerere in particular, adopted the Academic Information Management System (AIMS).  AIMS is an Integrated Educational management system that automates all the business processes by managing admission, billing and payments, programs and curriculum among others.