LASU: First year students to resume January 2021

Olanrewaju Fagbohun, LASU Vice-Chancellor

First year students of the Lagos State University (LASU) will have to wait till 11th January, 2021 to resume in-person classes.

Until then, their classes will be online according to the resumption schedule released by the university on Friday.

Those to resume on Monday are students in terminal classes (400, 500 and 600-Levels) and they would have classes 9am to 3pm on week days only.

Masters and PhD students will also be resuming next Monday but their classes will hold weekends only.

Other academic levels are to resume on 9th November, 2020; while sandwich, part-time and diploma students would resume 13th November, 2020 for weekend classes only at the institution’s Epe campus.

The University mandated the compulsory face masks usage.

It also made it compulsory for all students and workers to wear their LASU ID Cards without which they would not be allowed on campus. They are also expected to have their hand sanitizers.

All academic members of staff were to resume with students on Monday while only non-academic workers from CONUAS Level 12 and above are expected on campus.

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Exceptions are those staff members on essential duties.

The university expects lecturers to enforce mask wearing and good ventilation in their classrooms.

Recreational and commercial activities on campus will also be limited.

The university management noted that the measures were to mitigate against spreading the Coronavirus on campus.

“The University Senate and Management knowing full well that our country and indeed the entire globe is yet to overcome or produce a vaccine for Corona Virus has taken precautionary measures in line with the protocols of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) to ensure safety of our returning staff, students and the entire University Community,” it said.

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