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Kabaka’s University is a tool of exploitation

By YAHYA SSEREMBA

Setting up a university on Ugandan soil seems to be as easy as starting a pay-phone kiosk alongside the road. At Muteesa I Royal University, students attend lectures under trees and tents.

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KIU Glitters Outside, Rotten Inside



By YAHYA SSEREMBA & MUSA KIGGUNDU

A clandestine flow of billions of shillings from State House has given Kampala International University (KIU) new buildings, new campuses, new students as well as a new image. These billions, however, have not given one of Uganda’s fastest growing universities the necessary intellectual capability and any academic ethics to offer a meaningful education.

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Stupid Mistakes in Dissertation Writing


 

By MUSA KIGGUNDU

Writing is a hurdle for most students throughout the world. They present to their supervisors research papers that are poorly written and chaotically organized. Some students resort to mercenaries.

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How Islam is Seizing Makerere University

By YAHYA SSEREMBA

“They [Muslims] used to stay in business as we [Christians] went to school. But today they are in both business and school,” said Deo Kamukama, a lecturer of history at Makerere University after observing the swelling number of hijab-dressed students in his class.

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10 Most Jobless Degree Courses


Uganda’s alarming joblessness among university graduates, according to some observers, is rooted in various misfortunes, including poor manpower planning and the teaching of irrelevant programmes. After critical observation, The Campus Journal’s YAHYA SSEREMBA exposes 10 university programmes that are most likely to confine their graduates to prolonged if not lifetime unemployment.

Whereas all university programmes no longer guarantee automatic employment after studies, some courses, more than others, are far from enabling their graduates to secure jobs.

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