The Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) on Tuesday, November 3, announced that it was now admitting all first year and post-graduate students.
An internal memo, Acting Vice-Chancellor, Professor Robert Kinyua informed JKUAT fraternity that November 9, was the date on which they would be expected back in school.
“During a Special Meeting of Senate held on November 2, it was resolved that the University reopens blended learning (Face to face and online learning) for first year students (September 2019, September 2020) & all Postgraduate students with effect from Monday, November 9, 2020,” the memo read in part.
The aforementioned students were also directed to ensure that they had made reservations for their hostels by November 5, via the university’s online platform.
According to the Ministry of Education’s regulations on schools reopening, universities are required to be linked to a health facility before reopening. Punitive actions have been stipulated for institutions that will be found flouting the laid-out guidelines.
Education CS George Magoha gave universities the green light to reopen starting October 5, 2020.