The Presidential advisor on Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Ham Mulira has applauded Victoria University for availing various alternatives for students to with their studies.

Earlier the Vice chancellor of Victoria University Dr Krishna Sharma confirmed that soon or later, the institution will embark of E- teaching given the fact that all students were availed with laptops.

Speaking at Victoria University, Mr Mulira alternatives such as availing laptops to all students will avail them with the opportunity to study during Covid-19 period.

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“Government through the National Council for Higher Education has come up with online/ distance learning guidelines for Higher learning education institutions on how to use technology as a medium of communication to impart knowledge to students while they are away from school.” He said

Dr Krishna Sharma said “it is the responsibility of universities and education institutions to foresee and come up with innovative ways to ensure they are not interrupted by any pandemic.”

“The University is ready to commence online teaching adding that all the issues raised in the guidelines by NCHE have already been in place at Victoria University.” He said adding that online classes will be conducted at free cost while those who will not be able will be provided with printed contents for self-study.