UCU Holds 24th Graduation Ceremony with Over 900 Graduates

ucu holds 24th graduation ceremony with over 900 graduates
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  1. UCU’s 24th Graduation: Over 900 Students to Receive Degrees
  2. 33 First-Class Students Highlights Academic Excellence

Uganda Christian University (UCU) in Mukono is celebrating its 24th graduation ceremony, with a total of 986 students set to graduate, including five receiving doctoral degrees (PhDs). The event includes both male and female graduates, with females making up 54% (527) of the total, while males constitute 46% (459). Among the graduates, 33 achieved first-class degrees, with 20 being female and 13 being male.

Ninsiima Precious Claire, a student of bachelor of business administration, secured the top overall student position with a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 4.76. Afema Gilbert was recognized as the best male student with a CGPA of 4.60, majoring in bachelor of divinity.

The ceremony is being presided over by the Chancellor and Church of Uganda Archbishop, Dr. Stephen Kaziimba Mugalu. The chief guest for this graduation is Archbishop Emeritus Henry Luke Orombi, and the event is themed “Heed to the Truth We Have Heard,” taking place at the Mukono campus.

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In the run-up to the graduation, the university held a commissioning service, a UCU tradition that includes awarding accolades to the top-performing graduates. All 33 students who achieved first-class degrees received recognition.

David Mugawe, UCU’s Deputy Vice-Chancellor for Finance and Administration, encouraged the graduates to become exemplary ambassadors for the university. He emphasized that UCU is known for producing professionals with strong character and noted that their graduates are highly sought after by employers.

Mugawe explained, “A degree at whatever level at UCU has become a treasure. We have seen a number of our students go out there and have done an excellent job. We have not been disappointed.” He also mentioned that companies actively seek UCU graduates, with some employers reserving slots specifically for them.

The Vice-Chancellor urged the graduates to take pride in their UCU degrees and accomplishments, emphasizing the university’s reputation for producing outstanding professionals with character.

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