A total of 457 students are set to graduate with masters, bachelor’s degrees, diplomas and certificatesfrom Uganda Christian University (UCU) Mbale campus in Eastern Uganda.
The graduation ceremony, slated for Friday July 28th will take place at the University college campus in Mbale.
This will also be the second part of UCU’s 18th graduation ceremony and the second graduation ceremony in one month having held a graduation ceremony of 1,136 students on July 7th, 2017 at her main campus in Mukono.
It is also the first graduation ceremony at UCU Mbale University College this year.
Among the graduands, 228 (49.9%) are males while 229 (50.1%) are females.
The graduands include 6 students who will be graduating with an Executive Master of Business Administration, Master of Public Administration and Management (4) and Master of Development Studies (2).
The Guest of Honor for the graduation ceremony will be the former speaker of the East African Legislative Assembly Rt. Hon. Daniel Kidega who is also a UCU alumni.
He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree majoring in Marketing from Uganda Christian University and a MSc. in International Trade policy and Trade Law from Lund University in Sweden among other qualifications.
Prior to joining EALA, Rt. Hon. Kidega was a Member of Parliament in Uganda for five (5) years (2001-2006) representing the youth.
The graduation ceremony will be preceded with the Commissioning Service, a formal sendoff session at UCU during which graduands are blessed and prayed for before their graduation.