LASU announces resumption dates
The Lagos State University has announced resumption dates for the different levels of its academic programs.
The University said the final-year undergraduate and postgraduate students will resume on September 14, while the other levels are slated to resume on November 9.
This was contained in a statement signed by the Coordinator, Centre for Information, Press and Public Relations, Ademola Adekoya, who said only final year students at the undergraduate level would have their lecture hours from 9.00 am to 3.00 pm, Monday to Friday while postgraduate students; (Masters and PhD) would have their lectures only at weekends.
The statement reads in part, “200 to 500 level students will commence academic activities on Monday 9th November 2020 while lectures for newly admitted students (100 levels) will commence on Monday 11th January 2021. Sandwich Degree Programme, Part-Time in Epe Campus, and Diploma students will commence lectures on Friday 13th November 2020 and their lectures would hold only on weekends.”
The statement said the University Senate decided to reopen academic activities in line with the directive of Lagos State Governor and Visitor to the University, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, that Tertiary Institutions in the state could re-open from September 14.
It further warned that Staff, students, or any other individual, flouting any of the COVID-19 preventive measures should be denied entry in the University’s campuses.
“Screening and checking of entrants at all entrances of the University using infrared thermometers is compulsory. Staff and students must wear their Identity cards in order to be allowed access into the University. Any staff or student who has misplaced his/her Identity card should go to the University,” the statement added.