By Joseph Kingston, Calabar
The senate of the University of Calabar has said the institution would officially resume academic activities for the 2019/2020 session on February 5, 2021, and that lectures would commence in all departments on Monday, February 8 with virtual teaching and learning introduced due to the COVID 19 pandemic.
A statement made in Calabar, last Sunday by the Registrar & Secretary to Council, Gabriel O. Egbe, conveyed this information and said that “all students are expected back on campus on 5th February, 2021, while lectures shall commence in all departments on Monday 8th February, 2021,” adding that arrangements had been put in place for virtual teaching and learning, using online support medium. The statement added that the institution’s ICT Unit had developed a robust E-learning platform to ensure seamless teaching, especially for large classes.
The institution advised students “to come along with their laptops, IPAD, Android, smart phones and other electronic devices to be able to effectively key into this new method.”