Mukono - Tuesday February 28th, 2017— Uganda Christian University (UCU) will hold its second graduation this year on Friday, March 3rd, 2017 at her main campus in Mukono. This will also be the sixth part of her 17th graduation.
A total of 435 students will graduate with diplomas (34), bachelors degrees (316), postgraduate diplomas (03), and masters degrees(82).
They all studied at UCU main Campus in Mukono, UCU Kampala and Arua Campuses.
The number of male graduands is 243 (55.9%) compared to 192 (44.1%) female.
Of these, eleven (11) got first class degrees. The best performing student at UCU Main Campus in Mukono has a GPA of 4.63 while that at UCU Kampala Campus and UCU Arua Campus have a GPA of 4.39 and 4.57 respectively.
Key among this graduation will be the maiden graduation of students on four masters degree programs: Master of Science in Water and Sanitation, Master of Science in Agriculture by Research, Master of Science in Agriculture and Rural Development and Master of Science in Environmental Science by Research students.
The graduation ceremony will be preceded with the Commissioning Service, a formal sendoff session at UCU during which graduands are blessed and prayed for before their graduation. The Guest of Honor for the graduation ceremony is the Rt. Rev. Mwita Akiri, the bishop of Tarime diocese in Tanzania.
Graduations at UCU
UCU holds six graduation ceremonies annually at its Main Campus, regional campuses and Constituent Colleges. These include three graduation ceremonies at the UCU Main Campus in Mukono, two graduation ceremonies at Bishop Barham University College, (BBUC,Kabale) and one graduation ceremony at UCU Mbale University College. Students at UCU Kampala Campus and UCUArua Campus graduate from the Main Campus in Mukono.
The multiple graduation ceremonies and issuance of transcripts on graduation day are convenient to our students who don’t have to travel long distances. They also allow our students to graduate as and when they finish their courses and in the process facilitate their quicker absorption in the job market. UCU has three intakes a year: January, May and September intakes.