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SUMMER TRAINING

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SUMMER TRAINING

Starting 8th June – 12th August 2015 | At Makerere University, College of Computing and Information Sciences (CoCIS) Application Procedure. Write a motivational Letter (Half Page (A4)) Highlight your individual Technical...

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CoCIS Connect Kicks off

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CoCIS Connect Kicks off

The long awaited CoCIS Connect Exhibition with the theme: From Invention to Innovation was lauched on 26th March 2015 by the Director ICT at Uganda Police Force Mr. Amos Ngabirano...

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CoCIS Connect From Invention to Innovati…

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CoCIS Connect From Invention to Innovation Exhibition

The College of Computing and Information Sciences (CoCIS), is a respected Centre of Excellence in Computing and Information Science training, research and consultancy services in sub-Saharan Africa. With over 6,000...

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Curriculum Development workshop - PAUIST…

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Curriculum Development workshop - PAUISTI Programs.

By: Grace.N.Senoga PAUISTI is a private Pan African University, Institute for Basic Sciences, Technology and Innovation. It started as an initiative by the head of states (President Mugabe). Universities that showed...

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Makerere University Advances Online (wor…

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Makerere University Advances Online (workshop held from 23-25/02/15)

By: Evelyn Namugwanya Open Educational Resources (OER) are teaching and learning materials that are freely available Online for everyone to use from instructors, student to self-learners. Makerere university college of computing...

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4th Cohort Amity Graduation

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4th Cohort Amity Graduation

By: Grace. N. Senoga The 4th AMITY University Degree and Diploma award ceremony was conducted on the 27th Feb 2015 at CoCIS Makerere University. A total of 199 students graduated. The...

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Two projects from SCIT and one from EASL…

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Two projects from SCIT and one from EASLIS accepted for SIDA funding

The School of Computing and Informatics Technology (SCIT) and East African School of Library and Information Sciences (EASLIS) have received research funding from SIDA to support two projects from SCIT...

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New Deputy Principal pledges to propel C…

01-08-2013 Hits:16

New Deputy Principal pledges to propel College forward

The new Deputy Principal of the College of Computing and Information Sciences (CoCIS), Dr. Agnes Rwashana Semwanga has promised to work with all College staff to move the College forward....

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EASLIS hosts second cohort of MIT studen…

10-07-2013 Hits:171

EASLIS hosts second cohort of MIT students

The East African School of Library and Information Science (EASLIS) in conjunction with the Makerere University Library are yet again hosting a group of students who enrolled for the Master...

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Announcement for 2013/2014 Undergraduate…

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Announcement for 2013/2014 Undergraduate Private Admissions

The Academic Registrar, Makerere University invites applications from Ugandan Applicants for the undergraduate programmes under the private sponsorship scheme for the 2013/2014 Academic Year. For details, please note the following: 1. The...

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ULIA trains members on curriculum design…

28-01-2013 Hits:7853

Members of Library and Information Associations from Uganda and Tanzania recently participated in a two-day workshop aimed at empowering them with skills to design and review curricula for Library and...

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Over 40 CoCIS students get first class d…

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A total of 43 students from the College of Computing and Information Sciences yesterday attained first class degrees during Makerere University’s 63rd graduation ceremony held at the university’s Freedom Square....

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Makerere scientists trained on grid comp…

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Makerere scientists trained on grid computing

As part of the initiatives to promote the use of grid computing within Makerere University, the College of Computing and Information Sciences (CoCIS) recently organized a one-day workshop aimed at...

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EASLIS young scholars benefit from MIT C…

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EASLIS young scholars benefit from MIT Carnegie /Stream B Programme

Three EASLIS academic staff members will benefit from a collaboration between EASLIS, University of Pretoria and University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee under the Master of Information Technology (MIT) Carnegie-supported programme. The programme...

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Alison Annet Kinengyere defended her PhD…

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Alison Annet Kinengyere defended her PhD titled: “Utilization of Electronic Health Information Resources in Universities in Uganda”

Her study noted that despite the heavy investments in e-resources, usage levels in universities were still low. This was attributed to the lack of appropriate searching skills and competences among...

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EASLIS dean elected president of library…

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EASLIS dean elected president of library association

Assoc. Prof. Constant Okello-Obura has been elected the new President for the Uganda Library and Information Association (ULIA). His tenure, which began on 3rd August 2012, will run for three...

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MAKERERE UNIVERSITY 2012/2013 SEMESTER D…

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MAKERERE UNIVERSITY 2012/2013 SEMESTER DATES

Orientation Week: Saturday 11th August, 2012 to Friday 17th August, 2012 (7days) Semester One: Saturday 18th August, 2012 to Saturday 15th December, 2012 (17 weeks) Semester One Vacation:  Saturday15th December, 2012 to...

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ITU's Young Innovators Competition (YIC)

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ITU's Young Innovators Competition (YIC)

The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) would like to announce second edition of ITU’s Young Innovators Competition (YIC) on behalf of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU). Young innovators will also have...

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Huawei sponsors 10 for specialized ICT t…

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Huawei sponsors 10 for specialized ICT training

A group of ten students and lecturers from the College of Computing and Information Sciences (CoCIS) are participating in a 10 day training organized by Huawei Technologies at the Huawei...

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Makerere University Government Sponsorsh…

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Makerere University Government Sponsorship Cut-off points - 2012/13

PUBLIC UNIVERSITIES JOINT ADMISSIONS BOARD GOVERNMENT STUDENTS' ADMISSIONS, 2012/2013 CUT-OFF POINTS       Programme Univ Code Cut-off           1 Bachelor of Information Technology Mak BIT 51.4 2 Bachelor of Records & Archives Management (Science) Mak BRA 44.2 3 Bachelor of Records & Archives Management (Arts) Mak BRA 52.5 4 Bachelor of Science in Software Engineering Mak BSW 52.0 5 Bachelor of...

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2012/2013 Undergraduate Private Admissio…

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2012/2013 Undergraduate Private Admissions

The academic registrar, Makerere University invites applications from Ugandan applicants for the undergraduate programmes under the private sponsorship scheme for the 2012/2013 academic year the details are as follows: Each applicant...

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EASLIS students tipped on jobs, field at…

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Students of Records and Archives Management (RAM) have reason to smile after it emerged that most government departments and agencies are now seeking to fill their records offices with RAM...

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Huawei to offer specialized ICT training…

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Huawei to offer specialized ICT training to Makerere University students

Huawei, a leading global Information and Communication Technology (ICT) service provider today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the College of Computing and Information Technology, to offer scholarships and...

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Get a Microsoft Certification for FREE w…

10-04-2012 Hits:1663

Get a Microsoft Certification for FREE with a FREE Voucher

CENTER FOR PROFESSIONAL SKILLS DEVELOPMENT (CiPSD), COLLEGE OF COMPUTING & INFORMATION SCIENCES PRESENTS FREE VOUCHERS FOR ANY OF THE FOLLOWING PAPERS Networking Fundamentals - Exam 98-366 Windows Server (Admin Fundamentals) - Exam...

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EASLIS’ Dr. Sarah Kaddu wins research gr…

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EASLIS’ Dr. Sarah Kaddu wins research grant

Dr. Sarah Kaddu from the East African School of Library and Information Sciences (EASLIS) has won a grant worth $15,000 (about sh34M) from EFIL. Dr. Kaddu who recently graduated with...

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Exciting opportunities await students af…

23-03-2012 Hits:1247

Exciting opportunities await students after the launch of 3600 Campus

University students will now have a new opportunity to interact with mentors, employers and interest groups thanks to the virtual forum – 360o Campus that was launched yesterday at the...

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Thank you for loving me – Mabel Atemo

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Thank you for loving me – Mabel Atemo

“Thank you for your love and support, that even amidst all the hard economic times, you still find it in your hearts to love me. This is truly humbling and...

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NFT Consults Ltd sets up Career Developm…

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NFT Consults Ltd sets up Career Development Centre at CoCIS

The College of Computing and Information Sciences has signed an MoU with NFT Consults Ltd (www.nftconsults.com) to set up a Career Development Centre at the College. Mr. Michael Niyitegeka the...

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EASLIS awards its first PhDs

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EASLIS awards its first PhDs

Sarah Birungi Kaddu, Nathaniel Mukungu and Hellen Musanabera are the first students to obtain PhDs from the East African School of Library and Information Science (EASLIS). The trio were awarded...

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CoCIS graduands @ the 62nd Graduation

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A total of 939 students from the College of Computing and Information Sciences will be graduating on 17th January, 2012 with Diplomas, Bachelors, Masters and PhDs. Of these, 55 got...

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EASLIS starts Research Seminars

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The East African School of Library and Information Sciences (EASLIS) held a one-day research seminar on 15thDecember, 2011. This seminar was aimed at providing reviews and guidance to the researchers on...

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Graduate students to write Research Poli…

05-01-2012 Hits:817

As part of the strategy to disseminate EASLIS research and engage policymakers on critical issues in Information Science, all EASLIS graduate students on completion of their dissertations will write Research...

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EASLIS students present PhD research fin…

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Three students from the East African School of Library and Information Sciences (EASLIS) presented their PhD research in November, 2011 and their studies were found to be worthy of the...

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About Africa Network for Information Eth…

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About Africa Network for Information Ethics, ANIE

The Africa Network of Information Ethics (ANIE) is a Network of LIS National and International Organisations and individual professionals concerned with development, teaching and practicing information ethics in Africa. It...

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Rwanda trains in Library skills

27-10-2011 Hits:878

Rwanda trains in Library skills

I was one of the facilitators for a Library training in Rwanda between 13th – 30th June 2011. It involved Curriculum Development for the Institute of Legal Practice and Development...

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Information Experts discuss Uganda’s ICT

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Information Experts discuss Uganda’s ICT

I attended a meeting organised by the International Records and Archives Management Trust (IRMT) London from 18th -20th May in Eldoret Kenya. The meeting brought together Records Managers, E-Government/ICT and...

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EASLIS trains African Union Commission S…

27-10-2011 Hits:765

EASLIS trains African Union Commission Staff

Two academic staff from EASLIS, Francis Ekwaro & Robert Kayiki, traveled to Ethiopia to facilitate a workshop organized by the African Union Commission (AUC) for its middle Records Managers in...

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Governments urged to leverage ICTs to pr…

21-10-2011 Hits:577

Governments urged to leverage ICTs to promote Private Sector Development

More effective use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) by government and other stakeholders to support micro and small enterprises (MSEs) will help accelerate job creation, the growth of business...

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Mozilla Firefox now in Luganda

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Mozilla Firefox now in Luganda

Mozilla Firefox, one of the internet web-browsers, has been translated into Luganda. This means that more people can now use the internet in this local language. Luganda is one of...

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Makerere University 2011/2012 Semester D…

29-09-2011 Hits:1438

Semester One: Sunday 25th September 2011 to Saturday 14th January, 2012 (16 weeks)Semester One Vacation: Saturday 14th January, 2012 to 28th January, 201262nd Graduation: Monday 16th to Friday 20th January, 2012Semester Two: Saturday 28th...

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CoCIS holds 7th ICCIR

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CoCIS holds 7th ICCIR

The CoCIS held its 7th annual International Conference on Computing and ICT Research, ICCIR, on the 7th – 9th Augusts 2011 in Kampala. The conference was held under the theme...

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CoCIS students graduate

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On 22nd July 2011, Makerere University held a special graduation ceremony, in which 1190 students graduated. 100 of these students were from CoCIS with one PHD in Information Systems. In...

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EASLIS hold a Web 2.0 workshop

08-08-2011 Hits:725

The East African School of library and Information Science held a web training workshop for its staff members on the 2nd -3rd July 2011. The workshop, dubbed “Web 2.0 technologies’...

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EASLIS Holds Performance Improvement Cou…

08-08-2011 Hits:812

The East African School of Library and Information Science (EASLIS) in conjunction with Makerere University Library are hosting a Short Performance Improvement Training Programme for librarians from South Sudan. The...

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EASLIS academic staff undergo training

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Academic members of staff from the East African School of Library and Information Sciences (EASLIS) participated in a pedagogy workshop aimed at enhancing their pedagogical knowledge, skills and practices. According...

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Makerere University Special Graduation L…

20-07-2011 Hits:1072

Makerere University Special Graduation List July 2011 Makerere University will hold its Special Graduation Ceremony on Friday 22nd July 2011 in the Main Hall, Main Building. This is a fulfillment of...

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Orange launches African Social Venture A…

07-07-2011 Hits:1031

Orange launches African Social Venture Awards Orange has launched the African Social Venture Prize. This prize, aimed at promoting social business projects largely focusing on ICTs and innovation will reward...

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INTERNATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATION UNION

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INTERNATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATION UNION Telecommunication Development Bureau Makerere University College of Computing & Information Sciences  

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PROGRAMME PROJET MODULE 2 ON SATELLITE C…

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PROGRAMME PROJET MODULE 2 ON SATELLITE COMMUNICATION FOR EARTH STATION OPERATORS IN TELECOMMUNICATION SECTOR KAMPALA, 22-26 August 2011 This would be a technical course intended for Vsat operators, technicians and engineers to help...

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Business Process Outsourcing Certificate…

27-06-2011 Hits:3946

Business Process Outsourcing Certificates

Untitled Document All BPO graduates are informed that their certificates are ready and should come along with their receipts for verification when picking them. The certificates can be collected from...

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Students

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PhD Students Masters Students 

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EASLIS Newsletter

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Volume 1 Issue 2 Volume 1 Issue 1

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