MKU Orders all Students to Attend Classes via the Online Portal and TV 47 in bid to Combat COVID-19 Pandemic

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MKU

Following the Presidential directive in response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic, to suspend face-to-face learning in all institutions, the MKU Senate in a special meeting held on 16th March, 2020 has made the following resolutions:

  1. That the MKU has extended the online learning platform to the regular students (day, evening and weekend) to facilitate the learning process to complete the remaining part of the Semester / Trimester. When the University operations resume, students will be expected to sit for the January – April 2019/2020 Semester / Trimester examinations.
  2. That Open, Distance and Electronic Learning (ODEL) and Distance, Institution-Based and Electronic Learning (DIBEL) students will continue with their learning uninterrupted.
  3. That online learning will be supplemented through televised lectures in collaboration with TV 47.
  4. That through the Memorandum of Understanding between Mount Kenya University (MKU) and Telkom Kenya, students will further be supported to access online learning resources.
  5. That students who are writing their theses and research projects will continue uninterrupted with the support of their supervisors.

This is, therefore, to inform University stakeholders that the University has suspended the face-to-face learning with effect from Monday 16th March, 2020. Students are requested to clear from the University premises by close of business on Tuesday 17th March, 2020 until further notice.

All the University stakeholders are urged to adhere to the World Health Organization, Ministry of Health and Ministry of Education Guidelines on Preventive and Containment Measures of the Coronavirus.

Further communication to University staff and students will be done through the official University communication channels.

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