Mak Guild Pushes for Supplementary Exams


The issue of supplementary examinations is back on the table for discussion at Makerere where the student leadership sees it as the best way for the university administration to help finalists who still have papers to retake.

 A student who has failed a paper would ideally have to wait for one academic year until when the failed paper is taught again. Because of this, hundreds of students fail to graduate on time.

And now the guild leadership has moved has pledged to prioritize supplementary examinations to help finalists with retakes to graduate in time.

Pressure Builds as Final Timetable Comes Out


Journalism students at Makerere University have increased their levels of concentration and seriousness ahead of end of semester examinations which commence on November 19.

Many of the students are now forming discussion groups, buying handouts and filling the library for revision. A number of them have been seen converged in corners busy reading.

The university examination final timetable was released last week indicating 19th November 2018 as the date on which the examinations will commence.