First-year students at Makerere University are concerned about the delayed release of
admission letters ahead of their reporting next week.
The students who are supposed to report on January 29, 2022, for orientation have
made back and forth movements to the campus hoping to receive their admission
letters despite the since admission list was released in December.
from the Academic Registrar’s office issued on Monday indicated that the
admission letters for government-sponsored students would be ready on
when Uganda Radio Network visited the Academic Registrar’s notice board, a
notice indicated that they were not ready until further communication.
letters are not ready, wait you will be notified online,” the notice read.
This enraged parents who were hoping to receive the admission letters. Salima was
disappointed to have traveled all the way from Mbale with her daughter only to
be told to go back and wait until Wednesday.
and found a notice saying the letters were not ready when I tried to inquire
in one of the offices, a lady attended to me and she told me to wait, obviously
I was disappointed looking at the time and transport I had invested but there
was nothing to do about it”
a parent to a student who was admitted for Bachelor of Law was among the parents
who received information that the admission letters were not ready.
“But they have…
Cue out: …we
Teddy Akello who was admitted to the College of Humanities and Social Sciences
explained that she has been to the university to pick her admission letter five
times in the past three weeks.
“Such that I...
…and all that”//
Elijah Jiibo says that the university should set a definite date when the
admission letters will be released. He says that he is tired of spending money
on transport from Sseguku to Makerere every day.
“I’ve been coming
…come back today”/
Nanyunji, a successful applicant admitted to the College of Engineering Design
Art and Technology said that she went to the college expectant after being
assured that the letters would be out this week.
“I’m like I’ve…
…come back today”//
After the release of admission lists at Makerere
University, the admitted students are supposed to receive provisional admission
letters as confirmation. The letter contains information about the tuition they are required to pay and the registration number to
facilitate the payment process.