JKUAT Announces Reopening Dates for All Students

  • JKUAT Juja Campus.
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  • The Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) has announced the reopening dates for all students. 

    During a special senate meeting held on November 18, 2020, the University resolved to re-open after seven months since the first Covid-19 case was announced in the country.

    The administration decided to adopt blended learning (face-to-face learning practicals and cats) for fourth, third and second-year students.

    All colleges will reopen on Monday, November 23. Students will be in session for twelve days to undertake practicals and exams up to Friday, December 4.

    For the College of Pure and Applied Science, Bachelor's Degrees; Fourth Year, first semester (SBS, SPS, SMC, SCIT) will resume studies. 

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    Third Year first semester, Second Year second semester (September 2018 intake) and Third Year second semester students (September 2017 intake) will join them. 

    College of Agriculture and Natural Resources will have Bachelors Degrees; Second Year second semester (September 2018 intake) and Third Year second semester (September 2017 intake) resume studies. 

    College of Human Resource Development will see Bachelor's Degree; Fourth Year first semester students reopen. They will be joined by all First Year first semester and First-Year second semester Diploma students. 

    College of Health Sciences will have Bachelor's Degree; Second Year second semester (September 2018 intake) and Third Year second semester (September 2017 intake) students resume studies. 

    "All students are required to adhere to the Ministry of Health Covid-19 containment measures," JKUAT advised. 

    All first-year and post-graduate students were admitted on November 9, 2020

    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 were 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. All learning institutions are required to monitor students temperature, enforce hygiene standards as well as adopt innovative ways of maintaining social distance.

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    Education CS George Magoha assesses Wote Technical Training Institute in Makueni County on Friday, August 28, 2020
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