The Makerere University Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe has announced the university reopening dates following President Yoweri Museveni’s guidelines on the resumption of teaching and learning of education institutions on Sunday.
“Arrangements are underway to receive the final year students as directed by Government,” Nawangwe said.
“Makerere University Final year medical students will resume studies for the second semester on 3rd October 2020 and end on 28th November 2020,” he added.
According to his statement, Nawangwe says the rest of the final year undergraduate students and the graduate students will report on 17th October 2020 and end on 12th December 2020.
“It is proposed that students who were ordinarily residing in halls of residence will be admitted in the halls of residence and the non-residents will continue residing off-campus,” Nawangwe said.
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“This is because the capacity of the halls of residence cannot accommodate all of them,” he added.
Announcements will be made to all the students in good time to allow foreign students to undergo quarantine if necessary.
Makerere University will also start teaching for the remaining students on 15th October after being given permission by the National Council for Higher Education.
“After receipt of clearance by the National Council for Higher Education (NCHE), teaching for the rest of the students will commence on 15th October 2020,” he said.