Mount Kenya University is the first institution to release reopening dates for face-to-face learning under strict COVID-19 prevention measures
While the reopening is strictly for final year medical students, more learners are expected to be allowed back into school gradually.
The Thika-based institution’s Registrar of Academic Administration Dr. Ronald G. Maathai says that final year Clinical Medicine Students will be reporting from Monday, September 28 to 2nd of October, 2020.
These dates will be the phase one face-to-face teaching, with classes resuming on Monday, October 5.
Bachelor of Pharmacy and Diploma in Pharmaceutical Technology Final Year Students have also been summoned to report to school on the above dates.
Students from the following schools listed below are also expected to liaise with their schools to undertake their practicals from the 5th of October 2020.
“The students will also be allowed to sit for their January/April and May/August trimester/semester examinations on campus,”:
- Medical School
- School of Pharmacy
- School of Clinical Medicine
- School of Pure and Applied Sciences
- School of Law
- School of Hospitality
- School of Computing and Informatics
- School of Nursing
- School of Education (BEDS, BSNE – Secondary option and DSNE)
- School of Public Health
- School of Engineering, Energy and the Built Environment
Last month, when Education CS George Magoha toured the university, he said that he was impressed by the measures that were been put in place by the management.
According to CS Magoha, only the institution and another private university (Strathmore University) had at that time complied with the COVID-19 containment protocols to allow reopening.