Makerere University Business school, (MUBS) will have 3,784 of her students graduate at Makerere University’s 67th convocation on February 23, 2017. MUBS’ students are part of the 15,000 students Makerere is graduating this year. The University had speculated to have 12,000 graduands but the number is increasing, and as of today, over 15,000 are in the graduation system.
These include Undergraduate, Post-graduate diploma and Master’s programs as well as PhDs.
What is unique about in the 67th convocation, Makerere has introduced customized university graduation gown.
The customized gowns with special features were purposely customized to provide uniformity of the academic dress for graduands, and also to rekindle the memories of this special day in the lives of graduands.
The new gowns have caused a lot of excitement among the graduands. The customized gowns are sold at sh75, 000. The gowns are sold only at Makerere University, senate building. It is not mandatory to buy the customized gowns, graduands who will not be able to secure the customized university gowns are at liberty to buy other gowns from the open market as has been the practice.
However, beginning with the 68th graduation ceremony scheduled to take place in January 2018; all graduands will be required to procure customized university graduation gowns.
Over 15,000 students are expected to graduate and the chancellor of the university, Prof. Ezra Suruma will confer degrees and award diplomas to these graduands