By Ambrose Katooto
A total of 3718 students have received degree and Diploma certificates plus PhDs in different fields at Kampala International University’s 19th graduation ceremony.
Out of the 3718 graduates, 57% were males while 43% were females and that 37% graduates were awarded in science-related fields while 63% in arts-related displines
At the graduation held at her main campus at Kansanga, Ggaba Road, Kampala, six students were awarded doctorate degrees (PhDs) while 36 students graduated with first-class degrees in different disciplines.
The chief guest Rtd Maj Gen Kahinda Otafire, the minister of justice and constitutional affairs applauded the Universitys pronouncement saying the graduates are now sure they can favorably compete in the labor market.
Otafire who also commissioned the first ever law clinic at the university that will offer free legal services to the community urged the university to use this as an avenue for corporate social responsibility.
Valentine Tebi Mbali, the Dean of school of Law, noted that the Law clinic will provide free legal services to the people in areas of Tenancy eviction, refugee rights, domestic violence and child rights for the start.
The Universitys Vice-Chancellor, Muhammad Mpezamihingo said that for the first time in the institutions history, the university was able to issue transcripts to their students on graduation day.
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