News / Blog

16 Aug

Dear freshers,I take this opportunity to welcome you to Makerere University and also congratulate you upon admission to a premier University in Africa. The Directorate for ICT Support (DICTS),...

02 Aug

In our always-on society we generate a lot of data, with some estimates suggesting 28,875 GB per second. With this massive trove of data we divulge a huge amount of personal information. From our...

31 Jul

Dear Staff and studentsMost users today including those at Makerere posses a smart mobile device running one of three mainly used platforms (Android,IoS and Windows Mobile). Whilst these devices ease...

06 Jul

Dear Staff/StudentThis article rides on the previous article of https://dicts.mak.ac.ug/articles/end-main-stream-and-extended-support-windows-os that was sent in the recent past about malware and...

06 Jun

Dear staff,All users are encouraged to log their ICT requests/tickets through our help-desk tool which can be accessed via a web-based interface by clicking this link https://support.mak.ac.ug/. The...

06 Jun

Dear staff and studentsOn several occasions I have sent emails regarding the End of life for Microsoft operating systems. However, it still remains unclear to many users what the difference is...

Pages