Makerere University students will be expected to report to campus for examinations whch is to start in November.
It is noted that the university opened in October and due to covid 19 pandemic, it started blended learning (also known as hybrid learning). it is when traditional classroom teaching is combined with online learning and independent study, the student to have more control over the time, pace, and style of their learning.
According to the Deputy Vice Chancellor for Academic Assoc. Prof. Umar Kakumba said that much as continuing students are studying online, “The National Council for Higher Education cleared us to set and administer examinations, in a controlled manner at the university.””Students will spend about six weeks doing end of semester examinations. We will ensure that there is no congestion and the SOPs are adhered to,” he explained.He also noted that by the time the continuing students start their examinations, “The finalists will have completed their own examinations to give them more room,” he explained.
Makerere University has already released the timetable for the end of Semester Two examinations for the finalists. The timetable is for the Academic Year 2019/2020.The University officials in a tweet explained, “Please note that examinations for finalists will commence on Monday, November 16, 2020; while those for Continuing Students will commence on Monday, November 30, 2020.”