2497 Graduate At Kampala University


case geneva; font-size: small;”>At least 2, 497 students on Thursday graduated with degrees, diplomas and certificates in courses like public administration, development studies, counseling and guidance, human resource management and business administration among other courses.

In his speech the University Vice Chancellor Prof. Badru Kateregga expressed joy at the big number of students who graduated.

“It’s a big achievement for Kampala University because we had our first graduation on 4th April 2003 with only 130 students 57% of which were male students and today we have more than 2000 students graduating,” said Kateregga.

He added that this year’s graduation had a number of students from different countries, Uganda having 1120, Kenya 1072, and 52 from Somalia among other countries.

943 of the graduates were males.

At the ceremony, the University awarded cash prizes to Vincent Ssekundi who got a Bachelors Degree in Public Administration for emerging the best male student.

He received a cash prize of Shs 500,000 from the University while Regina Nyamakaizi who got a Bachelors in Social Works and Social Administration was given a cash prize of Shs300,000 shs for emerging the best female student.

The University Chancellor Prof. Edward Rugumayo encouraged the graduates to use the knowledge acquired from the university to start up their own jobs and help their communities.

Among other dignitaries present at the function included the Pakistan consul to Uganda Dr. Bonny Katatumba, Rwandas ambassador to Uganda Maj. Gen. Frank Rugambagye, Kampala Lord Mayor Elias Lukwago, and Iran’s ambassador to Uganda Amir Nikbir among other dignitaries.


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