Universities reschedule programs as 700, 000 students remain outside classrooms

Universities reschedule programs as 700, 000 students remain outside classrooms

- in Education, News

The Universities Academic Staff Union (UASU) has empathized with the more than 700, 000 students affected by the one month lecturers’ strike, as more universities continued to shut down.

Other university rescheduled their activities as the three months university strike continued to bite.

Taita Taveta University is the latest public university to reschedule its set out semester activities after the University of Nairobi, following the strike.

According to an internal memorandum signed by the university Registrar Dr Meshack Pongah, the semester has been rescheduled to a date to be communicated and the student are expected to have vacated the university premises by latest December 1 at 10 am.

“Following the Special senate meeting held on September 24 and November 29, 2017, during which the status of teaching and learning was reviewed, the university has resolved to reschedule the semester to a date to be communicated later,” read the memo.

This comes a day after UASU National Executive Committee (NEC) met to review the  ongoing strike by the university academic staff.

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