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WORLD SOCIAL SCIENCE FORUM 2015

Durban, South Africa - Over four days policy makers and shapers comprising scientists, politicians, activists, civil society organisations, activists, labour and business leaders will gather at the Durban International Conference Centre (ICC) for the 2015 World Social Sciences Forum (WSSF), to be held from 13 – 16 September.

The forum is a flagship activity of the International Social Science Council (ISSC) and is hosted by the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) and the Dakar-based Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA). These host organisations have partnered with a consortium of over 13 interested parties, comprising national government departments, leading South African universities, science academies, research institutes, research foundations, local and international research councils and prominent non-governmental organisations.

See details in the attached document

Date: 
Sunday, September 13, 2015 (All day) to Wednesday, September 16, 2015 (All day)
Event Venue: 
Durban International Conference Centre (ICC)
College/School: 
Contact Information: 
For media enquiries and interviews contact: Kgopotso Bodibe/Media Director: Inkulumo Consulting/Tel: 011 440 8198/Cell: 082 495 4158 Or Junaid Seedat/Managing Director: Inkulumo Consulting/Tel: 011 440 8198/Cell: 082 435 1321

CHUSS Quiz Contest

The Student Leadership in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHUSS) is organizing a quiz competition amongst students in the five Schools of the College. The event is scheduled for 31st October, 2014 in the University Main Hall from 2:00pm-5:00pm. The Deputy Vice Chancellor in charge of Academic Affairs is expected to preside over the event. Each School will be represented by four students.

Theme: The Relevance of Humanities and Social Sciences in Nation Building

Participants from the various schools will be identified by colours as listed below

School of Social Sciences – Green

School of Psychology – Mangeta

School of Women and Gender Studies - Black

School of Languages, Literature and Communication – Blue

School of Liberal and Performing Arts – Orange

Come support your teams as you relax, bond and learn more about our Society.

All are invited

Lots of entertainment thereafter

- See more at: http://events.mak.ac.ug/events/chuss-quiz-contest#sthash.ku9mNtHm.dpuf

The Student Leadership in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHUSS) is organizing a quiz competition amongst students in the five Schools of the College. The event is scheduled for 31st October, 2014 in the University Main Hall from 2:00pm-5:00pm. The Deputy Vice Chancellor in charge of Academic Affairs is expected to preside over the event. Each School will be represented by four students.

Theme: The Relevance of Humanities and Social Sciences in Nation Building

Participants from the various schools will be identified by colours as listed below

School of Social Sciences – Green

School of Psychology – Mangeta

School of Women and Gender Studies - Black

School of Languages, Literature and Communication – Blue

School of Liberal and Performing Arts – Orange

Come support your teams as you relax, bond and learn more about our Society.

All are invited

Lots of entertainment thereafter

- See more at: http://chuss.mak.ac.ug/news/chuss-quiz-contest-31st-october-2014

Date: 
Friday, October 31, 2014 - 14:00 to 16:00
Event Venue: 
Makerere University Main Hall
College/School: 
Contact Information: 
Hasifa Kabejja | Email: pr@chuss.mak.ac.ug

Launch of the AfriChild Centre

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences is set to Launch the AfriChild Center. The Center will be launched by Hon. Mary Karoro, Minister of Gender, Labour and Social Development.

About the Center

AfriChild is a partnership between CHUSS, ChildFund International, the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development, UNICEF, TPO Uganda and Columbia University. Its major objective is to pursue a research agenda on children in adversity. The Centre is also aimed at building human resource capacity for research, programme and policy development, implementation and evaluation. AfriChild has an Advisory Board chaired by Prof. Kirumira in his capacity as the Principal of CHUSS.

AfriChild is a partnership between CHUSS, ChildFund International, the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development, UNICEF, TPO Uganda and Columbia University. Its major objective is to pursue a research agenda on children in adversity. The Centre is also aimed at building human resource capacity for research, programme and policy development, implementation and evaluation. AfriChild has an Advisory Board chaired by Prof. Kirumira in his capacity as the Principal of CHUSS. - See more at: http://chuss.mak.ac.ug/news/chuss-gets-research-grants-office#sthash.iGs...
Date: 
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 - 09:00
Event Venue: 
AfriChild Centre, Makerere University
College/School: 
Contact Information: 
Prof. Edward Kirumira | Principal of School of Humanities and Social Sciences | Email: ekirumira@chuss.mak.ac.ug

UNICEF to train CHUSS students on U-Report

UNICEF will train students from the College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHUSS) on U-report. U-report, a new communications technology platform launched by UNICEF's Uganda office in 2011, is targeted at adolescents and young people. It is a free SMS-based system that allows young Ugandans to speak out on what's happening in communities across the country, and work together with other community leaders for positive change.

Date: 
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 11:00
Event Venue: 
UNICEF Head Office, Plot 9, George Street, Kampala, Uganda
College/School: 
Contact Information: 
Dr Christine Mpyangu, Lecturer Department of Religion and Peace Studies/Email: cmpyangu@chuss.mak.ac.ug/Mobile: +256772436739
File Attachments : 

Main Library User Education and Registration of New Students for Academic Year 2014/2015

The Ag. College Librarian, CHUSS Dr. Ruth Nalumaga would like to bring to your attention the program for the Main Library user education and registration of all fresher’s for academic year 2014/2015.

This program starts on Monday 25th August 2014 with students of Social work and Social Administration (SOC), Bachelor of Arts (ASS) and Journalism and Communication (BJC).

Please see the  attachments for all the other programs across the College and University

What is it? User Education is a process of activities involved in making the users of the library conscious about tremendous value of information in day to day life, to develop interest among the users to seek information as and when required.

Why should you attend? New library users are introduced to library facilities and services to enable them to identify, locate and use the various information resources with ease. They are also given a guided tour of the library. As an introductory session, library users are expected to come back for hands on experience and explore more.

 

Find full program in the attachments sections below

Date: 
Monday, August 25, 2014 - 09:00 to Friday, September 19, 2014 - 17:00
Event Venue: 
Makerere University Main Library
College/School: 
Contact Information: 
Ruth Nalumaga | Ag. College Librarian, CHUSS | Email: relnalumaga@mulib.mak.ac.ug

CHUSS Fresher’s Orientation: CANCELLED

Orientation for First Year students is carried out in the first week of the semester in the Freedom Square. Its purpose is to introduce students to the University programmes and leadership. Attendance is mandatory to all Freshers. In addition, the College organises a joint orientation programme for all Freshers who are enrolled in all its Schools during orientation week. The briefing normally takes place in the Freedom Square and this year the orientation will take place this Thursday 21st - 08 - 2014 in the Freedom Square at 10:00 am.

Come see all year lecturers and the administrative staff telling you how to excel in Makerere University.

Attached is the program and advert. See downloads section

Update:

COLLEGE-BASED ORIENTATION CANCELLED

 

DEAR FRESHERS,

THIS IS TO NOTIFY YOU THAT DUE TO UNAVOIDABLE CIRCUMSTANCES, THE COLLEGE-BASED ORIENTATION THAT HAD BEEN SET FOR THURSDAY, 21ST AUGUST, 2014 HAS BEEN CANCELLED. ORIENTATION WILL BE DONE AT SCHOOL LEVEL ON DAYS TO BE COMMUNICATED BY YOUR RESPECTIVE SCHOOL REGISTRARS. SORRY FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE CAUSED TO YOU.

 

CHUSS MANAGEMENT

Date: 
Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 10:00
Event Venue: 
Freedom Square
College/School: 
Contact Information: 
Miss Hasifa Kabejja | College Communication Officer | Email: pr@chuss.mak.ac.ug

Semester One Vacation

Date: 
Saturday, December 20, 2014 (All day) to Friday, January 30, 2015 (All day)
Event Venue: 
Makerere University, Kampala Uganda
College/School: 
Contact Information: 
Department of The Academic Registrar, Makerere University, P.O. Box 7062 Kampala, Uganda. Email: ar[at]acadreg.mak.ac.ug

Semester One 2014/2015

Date: 
Saturday, August 16, 2014 - 08:00 to Saturday, December 20, 2014 - 00:00
Event Venue: 
Makerere University, Kampala Uganda
College/School: 
Contact Information: 
Department of The Academic Registrar, Makerere University, P.O. Box 7062 Kampala, Uganda. Email: ar[at]acadreg.mak.ac.ug

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