By Frank Kamuntu
Kampala: In a bid to resume studies that have been on halt since March 2020 to curb the transmission of COVID-19, the Academic Registrar, Kyambogo University has released the direct entry scheme provisional admission list for the academic year 2020/2021.
The University’s admission list simply comprises of names of successfully admitted applicants and is usually released by the institution after the conduct of admission screening exercise.
The Registrar says successful applicants can download their provisional admission letter from the admissions portal; https://admissions.kyu.ac.ug and then login using their email or telephone number and password used while applying.
TheSpy Uganda has learnt that the University has set October 17th as the reopening dates for final year students in their learning centres of Bushenyi and Soroti and teaching will resume on 19th October expected to last for only four weeks ending on 13th November and then the final exams from 16th to 29th November for a period of two weeks.
The finalists who are expected to come to complete their semester two are 11,943 students based on enrolled figures for semester 1, 2019/2020 academic year.
Additionally, in a bid to adhere to COVID-19 guidelines, four universities of Kyambogo, Uganda Christian University (UCU), Kampala University and Clarke University have temporarily suspended evening lectures to beat the curfew.
While speaking to the press recently, the Kyambogo University Vice-Chancellor Prof. Eli Katunguka disclosed that the university has always had three lecture sessions, starting from 8.00 am to 7.00 pm.
“We have developed a time table that will limit teaching students in the evening when universities reopen,” Katunguka said.
While speaking on the same matter, Julius Ssekatawa, the public relations officer of Kampala University revealed that students studying under the evening programme will be shifted to the weekend programme. “We further advise finalists to buy their own masks instead of relying on the promised masks by the government,” he added.