Education: Makerere ranked 5th best African university

Last updated on September 11th, 2021 at 08:25 am

Makerere University is Africa’s fifth-best university and the high-quality in East Africa, in accordance to the cutting-edge World University rankings by means of Times Higher Education.

The ranking places Makerere together with Mansoura University in Egypt, the University of Ibadan, Nigeria, and the Durban University of Technology in South Africa, among others in the same position.

Prof Barnabas Nawangwe, the Vice-Chancellor of Makerere University, stated the ranking means the institution is on the proper course, in spite of tries by“detractors”to disrupt the strategy.

We are on path to turning into a research-intensive university.

We nevertheless have a few non-performers whom we want to get rid of and we will be unstoppable.

The Forbes Institute this yr recognized Makerere as the university which produces the satisfactory entrepreneurial graduates,”Prof Nawangwe said on Friday.

The rankings covered extra than 1,500 universities across ninety three countries and regions.

The determination criteria of the survey is based totally on 4 performance areas of teaching, research, understanding transfer, and global outlook.

The pleasant college in Africa is the University of Cape Town in South Africa, followed with the aid of the University of the Witwatersrand in South Africa.