Makerere University Fees Waiver Scholarships 2021/2022

In 2010 Makerere University established a Fees-Waiver Scholarship Scheme managed by the Gender Mainstreaming Directorate. The Scheme supports academically bright female students from disadvantaged socio-economic backgrounds to study various undergraduate degree programmes at Makerere University. The scholarship is administered by waiving off tuition and functional fees ONLY for the duration of study programmes of the … Read more

Makerere University Two4One Talent for Change Contest against Sexual Harassment 2019

One of the objectives of the Makerere University Policy and Regulations against Sexual Harassment is “To sensitize the university community about the evils of sexual harassment, thereby engendering a sense of social responsibility and zero tolerance for such behavior”. The Policy outlines “Conducting regular sentization and educational programmes for all members of the university community” … Read more

Mak unveils VC’s Roster of 100; amends the Sexual Harassment policy; and launches Safer Universities project

On Thursday 29th August 2019, the Vice Chancellor of Makerere University Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe represented by the Acting Deputy Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration Prof. William Bazeyo unveiled members of the Vice Chancellor’s Standing Roster of 100; launched the amended Policy and Regulations against Sexual Harassment; and the Safer Universities Project. The aforementioned strategies … Read more

Makerere University Training for the Vice Chancellor’s standing Roster of 100

This is aimed at setting up a standing roster of 100 persons from which ad hoc committees will be drawn to investigate specifically reported complaints of sexual harassment. All 100 members shall be persons of integrity, trained and sensitized on sexual harassment, abuse and procedural matters for handling complaints as and when they arise. It … Read more

Mak Students Sensitized On Sexual Harassment

Hundreds of turned up to students attend a public dialogue on sexual harassment held on Friday 26th April 2019 in the Makerere University Main Hall under the theme “Zero Tolerance to Sexual Harassment”. “Stop sexual harassment, break the silence, and speak out,” said Dr. Euzobia Baine Mugisha, the Director-Makerere University Gender Mainstreaming Directorate. Hundreds of turned up … Read more

Makerere University Gender Mainstreaming Directorate Tips Students on Personal Branding

“Change your mindset and stop giving reasons, which reasons don’t put food on the table. This world has two types of people; the result people and the reason people. Which one are you?” Daniel Choudry asked his audience. “The reason people will give all excuses as to why they can’t do or achieve something and end up blaming … Read more

Mak-Gender Mainstreaming Directorate Student Peer Trainers Undergo Training

Makerere University Gender Mainstreaming Directorate (GMD) has rolled out the Student Peer Trainers programme to train 250 students in handling gender issues as well as equipping them with knowledge and skills aimed at ending gender-based violence. The Student Peer Trainers approach is one of the key strategies for implementing the Gender Mainstreaming Programme (GMP). The Student … Read more

Public Dialogue on Gender Based Violence

Public Dilogue has been organised to take place on 30th November 2018 from 2:00pm to 5:00pm at Freedom Square The Gender Mainstreaming Directorate in partnership with Communication for Development Foundation Uganda (CDFU) with financial support from UN Women has organized activities during the 16 Days of Activism against Gender Based Violence (GBV) scheduled to take … Read more

Tuition Waiver Scholarships For First Year Students For 2018/2019 Academic Year

Makerere University Council offers 20 scholarships every year to female students joining the University. All Programmes in the Colleges at Makerere University for the Academic Year 2018/2019 are eligible for funding. Each College has 2 slots only. These scholarships are administered by the Gender Mainstreaming Directorate, Makerere University. Eligibility Scholarship applicants should meet the following … Read more