- This is the first of UCU’s seven graduation ceremonies this year
By Ivan Naijuka
Mukono – Wednesday, February 27th, 2018 Uganda Christian University (UCU) will graduate 373 students from 28 undergraduate and 17 graduate programs this Friday, March 2nd, 2018 at her main campus in Mukono.
The 205 (55%) males and 168 (45%) make up UCU’s first out of the planned seven graduation ceremonies across UCU Campuses and Constituent Colleges this year. It is also the 6th part of her 18th graduation ceremony. The graduands include 356 Ugandans and 17 foreign students from Kenya (1), Tanzania (3), DRC Congo (4), South Sudanese (8) and Malawi (1). Six students will graduate with first class degrees. The guest of honour for the graduation is the Bishop of Mityana diocese, Rt. Rev. Dr. Stephen Kazimba.
The graduation ceremony will start at 9am with a Commissioning Service, a formal farewell session during which graduands are blessed and prayed for before their graduation.
In line with the UCU practice, graduands will walk away with their transcripts on graduation day to facilitate their quicker absorption in the job market.
UCU holds seven graduation ceremonies annually at its Main Campus and regional campuses (Constituent Colleges). They comprise of three graduation ceremonies at the UCU Main Campus in Mukono, two graduation ceremonies at UCU Mbale University College (MUC, Mbale) and two graduation ceremonies at Bishop Barham University College, (BBUC, Kabale). Students at UCU Kampala Campus and UCU Arua Campus graduate from the Main Campus in Mukono.
UCU graduation dates this year
|1||16th March 2018||Bishop Barham University College (Kabale)|
|2||02nd March 2018||UCU Main Campus, Mukono|
|3||06th July 2018||UCU Main Campus, Mukono|
|4||27th July 2018||UCU Mbale University College|
|5||05th October 2018||Bishop Barham University College (Kabale)|
|6||26th October 2018||UCU Main Campus, Mukono|
|7||30th November 2018||UCU Mbale University College|
For a detailed graduation list and breakdown of graduands per course click here