Makerere’s 71st Graduation Ceremony 2021

The Makerere University Chancellor, Prof. Ezra Suruma will confer degrees and award diplomas to 12,550 graduands. On each day, the Graduation Ceremony will start at 8:30a.m. It is expected to end at 12:00pm.

The Ceremony will be conducted following Government guidelines against the spread of COVID-19.

So, we will not have any invited guests physically present at Makerere University. 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.

It is only the following Graduands who are authorized to come to Makerere University and be physically be present in the Freedom Square:

  • PhD Graduands
  • Masters’ Degree Graduands
  • First Class Honours Degree Graduands

The invited categories of Graduands to be physically present in the Freedom Square should wear face masks through tout the ceremony.

All other Graduands (not in the specified categories) will graduate virtually. The Graduands should remain at home and follow the Graduation on NTV, UBC Radio and live streaming on Makerere University social media pages.

You may download the graduation list here

The Graduation schedule is as follows:

DateAcademic Unit
Monday, 17th May, 2021College of Natural Sciences College of Health Sciences School of Law
Tuesday, 18th May, 2021College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences College of Education and External Studies
Wednesday, 19th May, 2021College of Business and Management Sciences College of Computing and Information Sciences College of Veterinary Medicine, Animal Resources and Bio-security
Thursday, 20th May, 2021Makerere University Business School
Friday, 21st May, 2021College of Engineering, Design, Art and Technology College of Humanities and Social Sciences