Fisheries Students Association of Makerere University (FISAMU)

Objectives: 
The aim of this students association is to bring together all the fisheries students of this great institution on board, both the alumni and the present students.

This association was founded in 2004 by the then president, Mr. Muwonge Gilbert Bengo. It is a registered association with the students Guild and the registration was confirmed on 29th.oct.2008. It belongs to the college of natural sciences (CONAS).The aim of this students association is to bring together all the fisheries students of this great institution on board, both the alumni and the present students. We have a patron, Dr. Gladys Bwanika who is also one of our dearest lecturers at zoology. She has been there for us ever since and we pray that God rewards her abundantly as she continues to be with us. We carry out a lot of activities both academics and social ones. The academics ones include: the yearly visit to kajjansi fish farms in Entebbe, celebrations of the world fisheries day on 21st.nov, exhibitions on science day which starts three days earlier and climaxed on 10th.oct, the world science day and many others. The social activities include: the yearly enjoyable Beach bash to welcome freshers, FISAMU dinner for our dear finalists coupled with the executive handover.

We have a well-organized leadership structure which include: the president, the vice president, general secretary, the speaker, deputy speaker, treasurer, publicity, project coordinator, deputy project coordinator, minister without portfolio and representatives of all year of studies.

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THE PATRON

We have a patron, Dr.Gladys Bwanika who is also one of dearest lecturers at Department of Zoology, Entomology and Fisheries Science. She has been there for us ever since and we pray that God/Allah rewards her abundantly as she continues to be with us.

ACTIVITIES

We carry out alo of activiies both academic and social ones, the academic ones includes: the yearly visi to Kajjansi fish farm in Entebbe, celebrations of the World Fisheries’Day on 21st Novermber, Exhibition on Science Day which starts three days earlier and climaxed on 10th Oct, the World Science Day, maintenance and renoviations of our two aquria , one on the ground floor of JICA building and another one in the Basement of Our Department of Zoology, Entomology and Fisheries Science.

The social activities include: the yearly enjoyable Beach Bash to welcome fresher,FISAMU organizes the swimming gala between year-1, year-2, and year-3, Like any other organization FISAMU hold elections democratically, FISAMU dinner for our dear finalists coupled with the executive handover.

LEADERSHIP STRUCTURE

We have a well-organized leadership structure which include; the president, the vice president, general secretary, the speaker, deputy speaker, treasurer, the information minister, project coordinator, deputy project coordinator, GRC, minister without portfolio and representatives of all year of studies and alumni.

NAMES OF THE CABINENT MEMBERS 2016/2017

NAME

POST

NAZZIWA CATHY

President

KASULE JONATHAN

Vice -president

SSEWANYANA ABDUL

Speaker

KABALIISA PEACE

General Secretary

SSONKO JULIUS

Treasurer

WANDERA CHESTER

Deputy Speaker

MUSINGUZI JAMIL

Project-coordinator

KAZIBWE VICTOR ALLAN

Deputy project coordinator

MATOVU S TREVOR

GRC

SEGUYA DENIS

Information minister

KIWANUKA ALAPHAT

Year 3 representative

KISENYI AMOS

Year 2 representative

MUWONGE STEVEN

Year 1 representative

NAWOOVA DOROTHY

Minister without portfolio

 

Activities: 
We carry out alo of activiies both academic and social ones, the academic ones includes: the yearly visi to Kajjansi fish farm in Entebbe, celebrations of the World Fisheries’Day on 21st Novermber, Exhibition on Science Day which starts three days earlier