Kyambogo University November/ December 2019 Newsletter
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A total of 8,892 students graduated from Kyambogo University during the 16th graduation ceremony that started from Wednesday, 11th December 2019 to Friday, 13th December 2019. The 3-days’ function saw 8,892 graduands (4,877 male and 4,015 female) get their PhDs, Master’s and Bachelor’s Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates in various fields. Two graduands, Bamuwamye Michael and Gafuma Samuel, obtained their PhDs in Food Technology while 187 graduands obtained 1st class degrees. President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, the Visitor of the University who was the Chief Guest at the 16th graduation ceremony, praised the leadership of Kyambogo University for the new innovations exhibited during the graduation ceremony describing them as a renaissance that Africa needs. “In Kyambogo you are beginning to wake up. There is actually renaissance at Kyambogo. Kyambogo has got out of Kulambala (sleep),” President observed. President Museveni was visibly happy about the achievements that included: computerized weaving loom, the making of cloth using banana fibres, telecommunications engineering, leather tanning, ceramics and the processing of iron ore, food technology where banana starch is used for making bread, the making of biomedical equipment and the technology of pumping out oil from the ground.