National Council for Higher Education (NCHE) has over the past days received backlash from the public over a story published by Campus Bee in which a Makerere University Graduate’s Academic documents were rejected at a University in England, due to holding a degree of an ‘expired’ course from Uganda’s premier institution.
NCHE has explained that expiry of accreditation means that the programme needs re-assessment to establish whether the key aspects upon which accreditation was granted, are still in place. And if otherwise, the programme is considered out of date (expired).
This only means that there was short of accreditation-renewal of the course in question at Makerere, for which the graduate, whose academic documents were rejected in England over ‘expired degree’, attained.
Campus Bee has dug deep into the NCHE website (which was referred to by the admitting university) as has shockingly learnt that there are over 2,000 expired degrees.
See PDF below to ascertain if your degree is among;