UI students to take lectures virtually

The senate council of the University of Ibadan has agreed that students of the university to take their first semesters classes online.

This is coming a day after it was revealed that the authority of the university had decided to cancel the yet to be completed 2018/19 academic sessions due to the Covid-19 pandemic

“In approving the Calendar, Senate noted the prevailing circumstances occasioned by the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic and the need to comply with the protocols established for the control of the spread of the pandemic.

“It, therefore, agreed that the 2020/2021 First Semester lectures will be delivered online. In this regard, students will not be accommodated on campus.

“Senate also approved the cancellation of the 2019/2020 session. The next session is, therefore, renamed 2020/2021 Academic Session. Consequently, students who have been admitted for the 2019/2020 session will now be regarded as the 2020/2021 intakes,” the management revealed in a circular seen by the public.

The management also stated that the commencement of online opening of registration portal and orientation programmes for 2020/21 intakes may take place ahead of 20/01/2021 which was the date stated in the widely shared circular

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