CONFIRMED: Date Set For New Academic Year For University Students.

Education General News

President Akufo-Addo has confirmed that the new academic year for University Students will commence January, 2021.

On Sunday, October 18, 2020 during his 18th address to the nation as part of measures taken against the spread of coronavirus, President Akufo-Addo announced the postponement of the new academic year for University students.

He said;

The strategic, controlled, progressive, safe easing of restrictions continues, with its over-arching objective being to restore our lives and economy back to normal. SHS 2 and JHS 2 students are back in school, as are some students in tertiary institutions and colleges.

Indeed, the academic year for new and continuing University students will commence from January 2021.

The President also revealed that the limit on the number of persons that can attend conferences, workshops and award events, has been lifted, subject to the strict adherence of COVID-19 protocols.



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