UGC green lights reopening universities

By Methmalie Dissanayake | Published: 2:00 AM Oct 27 2021
News UGC green lights reopening universities

By Methmalie Dissanayake

The University Grants Commission (UGC) gave its nod for the reopening of State universities on any date, starting from yesterday (26). UGC Chairman Prof. Sampath Amaratunga said the Vice Chancellors of universities can reopen the universities. According to Prof. Amaratunga the universities are permitted to open adhering to COVID-19 guidelines. 

Those who have received both doses of COVID vaccines will be allowed to attend lectures during the first phase. The universities are advised to resume classes for only 25 per cent of students, under the first phase.  

By Methmalie Dissanayake | Published: 2:00 AM Oct 27 2021

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