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Photos: Cavendish University Makes History With First Ever Virtual & Scientific Graduation

By Keefa Nuwahereza

As a way of implementing the Ministry of Health guidelines of preventing the spread of Coronavirus by avoiding large crowds, the management of Cavendish University on Friday held a Virtual and Scientific Graduation ceremony, which was tele-conferenced from  Speke Resort Munyonyo, where it was hosted.

Speaker Rebecca Kagada (L) was the Chief Guest at the Graduation Ceremony

The Cavendish 9th graduation ceremony,  which was attended by a few graduands, officials from Cavendish University and other distinguished guests, was officiated over by the Speaker of Parliament Rt. Hon. Rebecca Kadaga, who was Chief Guest.

Some of the Cavendish University officials arriving at the function

The other notable attendees were the Chancellor and Former President of the Republic of Tanzania  Benjamin Mkapa, who presided over from Tanzania,  former Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) boss Doris Akol, Prof John Mugisha, the Vice Chancellor, Academic Registrar, Mr. Amos Olal-Odur, among others.

University Vice Chancellor Prof. John F. Mugisha

Many of the students had to attend the graduation ceremony via NBS TV or their personal computers by using Skype, Zoom and other live stream apps.

A graduand follows the graduation ceremony on her laptop

NBS TV’s Samson Kasumba was Master of Ceremony at the Scientific and Virtual Graduation of Cavendish University Uganda.

These graduands posed for photos in their gowns at Cavendish University
Only a few graduands were allowed to attend the Scientific graduation ceremony
She posed for photos with her graduation gown at home
One of the few graduands that attended the ceremony

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