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Edo University Iyamho Announces 16th November as resumption date for New Academic Session

…… sets 24 September, 2020, date for Post-UTME

By Amidu Arije

The Edo University Iyamho has announced 16 Novermber, 2020 as resumption date for new academic session for 2020/2021.

The varsity said it has concluded her 2019/2020 academic session online during the COVID-19 lock and condcuted examinations for its students using CANVAS LMS.

Edo University Iyamho also stated that for the new academic session to begin Thursday, 24 September, 2020 has been set aside for its post Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (Post -UTME) screening exercise.

According to the Vice Chancellor of the University, Engr. Prof. Emmanuel Aluyor, the completion of the 2019/2020 academic session online was in line with the University’s calendar which was hinged on the acquisition and utilization of the Canvas – Learning Management System despite the Covid-19 pandemic.

The VC also disclosed that Edo University Iyamho is amongst the very few Universities in the world where academic activities did not shut down due to the Corona virus and this is in the belief that the University is set up to finding solutions to new challenges.
Stating further, Prof Aluyor said that the University have been commended by stakeholders in the education sector for the use of Canvas Leaning Management System which the University believe will continue to serve as assurance against academic disruptions should the pandemic persists.

He said: “Established with a mandate of producing leaders of tomorrow in various fields of learning, the University is poised to give your child that education you may be thinking of acquiring from the best universities around the world.

The university management wishes to call on all qualified candidates who have obtained the minimum JAMB requirements for admission, including those who wrote this year’s WAEC and NECO examinations and are awaiting results to take advantage of the post UTME exercise that have been scheduled to hold on the 24th of September to join the screening process as their academic dreams are assured.”

Established by the Edo State government in 2016, Edo University Iyamho have just graduated her second batch of students with the conclusion of the 2019/2020 sessional examinations last week and have scheduled the 2020/2021 academic year to commence on the 16th of November 2020.

The Registrar of the University, Dr (Mrs) Isoken Ogboro notes that in line with the observance of all COVID-19 protocols of the federal government, the school is fully ready to resume academic activities but that if the pandemic continues, Edo University Iyamho will continue her academic activities on her CANVAS LMS.

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