Makerere University has announced that all final year medical students will resume their studies on Saturday, 3rd October, 2020.
This is after the government approved their return to school even as other students and learning institutions remain closed over COVID-19.
A letter by Academic Registrar Alfred Masikye dated 17th September, 2020 informs all final year medical students that teaching and learning activities which were halted following the closure of education institutions in a bid to prevent the spread of cov1d-19, will resume on Saturday 3rd October 2020.
Masikye said that the schedule of the remaining semester shall cover 8 weeks with 5 weeks for teaching and learning & 3 weeks of examinations.
According to Don Wanyama the senior presidential press secretary, President Yoweri Museveni is expected to address the country on covid19 on sunday where he is also expected to talk about the reopening of all education institutions, the airport, churches and mosques among others.