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University of Calabar to resume activities February 5



University of Calabar

The University of Calabar has announced plans to resume on February 5 for the 2019/2020 academic session, TopNaija reports.

A statement by the Registrar & Secretary to Council, Gabriel Egbe, announced the resumption date following the approval by the Senate of the University.

According to Egbe, “This is to inform the general public, especially our dear students that the Senate of the University of Calabar has approved Friday 5th February 2021 as resumption date for academic activities for the 2019/2020 academic session.

“By this approval, all students are expected back on campus on 5th February 2021, while lectures shall commence in all departments on Monday 8th February 2021.

“The University Management wishes to remind students that arrangements have been put in place for virtual teaching and learning using online support medium. Our ICT Unit has developed a robust E-learning platform to ensure seamless teaching, especially for large classes. Students are advised to come along with their laptops, IPAD, Android, smartphones and other electronic devices to be able to effectively key into this new method.”

He stated that the Timetable Committee has been directed to spread the schedule of lectures across six days of the week. Consequently, lectures for all year 1 and graduating classes will hold from Monday through Wednesday; while years 2 & 3 lectures will hold from Thursday through Saturday.

According to him, “Students must observe social distancing and avoid clustering anywhere outside or inside the classrooms.

“Conscious of the increasing spread of the second wave of COVID-19 pandemic, Management has put in place mechanisms for the prevention, control and management of the dreaded disease. Students coming back to school must complement the efforts of Management by religiously adhering to all COVID-19 precautionary guidelines as approved by NCDC and the PTF, while on campus.

The University of Calabar is a university situated in Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria. It is one of Nigeria’s second generation federal universities. The University of Calabar was a campus of the University of Nigeria until 1975.


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