All universities to open in May in three separate stages : UGC

All universities to open in May in three separate stages : UGC

All universities to open in May in three separate stages : UGC

Written by Zulfick Farzan

12 Apr, 2020 | 5:05 pm

Colombo (News 1st) ; All universities in Sri Lanka will be opened in three separate stages, according to the University Grants Commission.

Stage 01 will be for all academic and non academic staff, and the premises will be open to them from the 04th of May.

The UGC said, the vice chancellors of the respective universities can decide on the staff members who need to be asked to report to work.

Stage 02, the final year students of universities will be permitted to enter the premises from the 11th of May.

Stage 03, the universities will be open for all students from the 18th of May.

UGC Chairman Professor Sampath Amaratunga said a separate circular will be issued in collaboration with the Health Ministry, on steps to protect the students and staff from the corona virus pandemic.

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