Government admission 2020: teachers and parents should encourage girls to enrol for science courses

Government admission 2020: teachers and parents should encourage girls to enrol for science courses

In Uganda, the idea that the student with the best grade is the one that gets awarded a scholarship to a university is a very “big weight’’ on the scale of inequality in our education system. It does not only limit poor and yet bright but disadvantaged students from achieving their dreams, but also has a net result that the graduates from the universities are possibly not so passionate about the work they will be doing because they pursued the course just because they had the grades but not because they loved the course. Nevertheless, anyone who qualifies through a given criteria should get the reward for it! This year as usual, we have seen more male students awarded science courses (as from Mbarara University of Science and Technology enrolment) as compared to their female counterparts who had a greater enrolment to Arts/humanity courses (as from Makerere University Business School enrolment), this means that females are still unaware of their potentials...
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The Effects of the choice of a University to your future in Uganda.

The Effects of the choice of a University to your future in Uganda.

Uganda is one of the African countries with one of the best Universities on the continent as well as the entire world. There are both Government and privately owned universities, among which are Makerere University, Kyambogo University, Gulu University, Mbarara University of Science and Technology, Kampala International University (KIU), Busitema University, Lira University, All Saints University, Lira, etc. (You can also find a list of Top Universities in Uganda from this link https://www.4icu.org/ug/ ). Of all these Universities, Makerere is (traditionally) locally and internationally known to be the best in the country. It also ranks as one of the best in East Africa, with Kyambogo and Gulu University and the rest trailing behind. Because of this reputation, over the years, most students want to associate themselves more with Makerere than any other university in Uganda. And for that fact, Makerere has the highest enrollment every year! But what are the disadvantages of being a Makerererean? This question is actually the beating heart...
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