The Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) on Tuesday, November 3, announced that it was now admitting all first year and post-graduate students.
Professor Robert Kinyua, the acting Vice-Chancellor informed the school fraternity that they have settled on November 9 as the reporting date.
“During a Special Meeting of Senate held on November 2, it was resolved that the University reopens blended learning (Face to face and online learning) for first year students (September 2019, September 2020) & all Postgraduate students with effect from Monday, November 9, 2020,” read part of the memo.
The students were notified via JKUAT online platform to make reservations for their hostels by November 5.
The CS for Education Prof. George Magoha directed the universities to reopen starting October 5, 2020.
The Ministry of Education gave strict instructions on the reopening of schools, COVID-19 health guides lines and protocols should be adhered to. Punitive actions have been stipulated for institutions that will be found flouting the laid-out guidelines.
The learning institutions will be required to check and monitor temperatures for all students, tutors and support staff, enforce and observe high level of hygiene as well as adopt innovative ways of maintaining social distance.