By Jimmy Siyasa
Uganda Christian University (UCU) will on Friday, July 29, will confer degrees on 2106 graduands, during the 23rd Graduation ceremony. Of those, I164 are females, accounting for 55% and 942 are males, making up 45%.
55 students will graduate with First Class. The overall best student, Mugaga Leslie Lubowa scored 4.91 CGPA. He pursued a Bachelor of Science in Economics and Statistics. Mugaga has also emerged as the best male student and best science student.
The best overall female student is Cynthia Birungi Muhumuza, who will graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Economics and Statistics with a CGPA of 4.76. Furthermore, the best Arts student is Hajara Nanziri, who attained First Class, having scored a 4.72 CGPA. She will graduate with a Bachelor of Tourism and Hospitality Management.
The 23rd graduation will be UCU’s first total in-person ceremony since the outbreak of Covid-19 more than two years ago. The previous two graduation ceremonies — on December 18, 2020, and October 22, 2021 — were virtual, in line with the Uganda Government’s policy of observing the Covid-19 Standard Operating Procedures.
The graduating students are also coming from some of UCU’s constituent colleges, namely Bishop Barham and Mbale University College; and the Arua Campus.
The University Chancellor, the Rt. Rev. Dr. Stephen Kaziimba Mugalu, will preside over the graduation and the Chief Guest will be the Rt. Rev. Dr. Sheldon Mwesigwa, who is the former Chairperson of the University Council and the Bishop of the Diocese of Ankole.
We congratulate the graduands upon this remarkable academic milestone and also commend their families, friends and sponsors for supporting them to this date.
Note: UCU endeavour to avail graduates both their transcripts and certificates on the graduation day, and will not revoke this commitment.
To God be the glory!