Vice chancellors push varsity reopening to August 28

The vice chancellors committee has postponed the re-opening of public universities by
a week.

The institutions, which were scheduled to resume classes on August
21, will now open their gates on Monday.

“Consequently, academic activities and programmes that were
to resume should be adjusted accordingly by the
respective University Senates and Constituent University College Academic
Boards,” Francis Oduol said.

The committee chairperson did not give reasons for the change of dates in his statement on Friday.

In May, Education CS Fred Matiang’i asked learning institutions to take a two-week break from August 4.

This was to
allow students and teachers to vote in the general election on August 8.

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