About The Centennial Celebrations
Opening its doors to 14 day students in 1922, Makerere University has grown to become one of the most prestigious Universities in Africa.
This celebration marks the end of a century of excellence, and offers a chance to look beyond, and see how to “Leveraging the 100 Years of Excellence in Building a Transformed Society”
Mak At 100 Key
Key Messages from the leadership of Makerere University on the Centennial Celebration
The Central Organising Committee is tasked to coordinate and provide strategic direction to all planning and execution of the Centennial Celebrations.
This Committee is supported by different sub-committees, which provide additional support in planning, and execution of the various events and activities associated with Makerere At 100.
The membership of the Central Organising Committee of different members nominated by Council, that include, Council members, Staff and Management, the students Guild, Alumni, Government Departments, and other stakeholders.
Members of the Central Organising Committee, and other sub-committees can be viewed on the page linked below:
Established in January 1922 as a humble technical school, opening its doors to 14 day students who began studying Carpentry, Building and Mechanics, Makerere University has grown to become one of the oldest and most prestigious Universities in Africa. The school was later renamed Uganda Technical College.
Learn more about the university’s jounrey by viewing the timeline of events
Connect With Us
Are you a member of staff, student body, alumni, general public or well-wisher? Discover how you can get involved here as part of the centenary celebrations. You can share with us the memorable/ inspirational moments of your student, teaching, or working days at Makerere, and you can donate to us to accomplish the activities lined up for this year’s celebrations.