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Makerere University to open for freshers next week

Makerere University Kampala has announced that it will be opening for freshers on Saturday next week while continuing students will resume lectures in February 2021.

As per the institution’s 2020/2021 Academic Year program that has been released, the new students commonly referred to as ‘freshers’ are expected to report on January 30, 2021, for their Orientation which is expected to run for seven days till Friday, 5th February 2021.

Makerere University academic registrar Alfred Masikye Namoah, the First Semester (one) will officially start on Saturday 6th February 2021 for all classes (Both freshers and continuing students) until Saturday 8th May 2021 (13 weeks).

According to the program, the Semester One Holiday Break will be for only one week, running from Saturday 8th May 2021 and will break off on Saturday 15th May 2021.

The Second Semester of the 2020/2021 Academic year will then commence on Saturday 15th May, 2021 to Saturday 14th August, 2021 (13 weeks).

The academic registrar said that there will be a Recess term that will run for a period of 4 weeks from 14th August to Saturday 11th September, 2021.

Makerere will also hold its 71st graduation ceremony from Tuesday 16th to Friday 19th March, 2021.

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