After a temporal nationwide shut down of schools amid the outbreak of the locally transmitted coronavirus, the majority of tertiary institutions in the country have started the process to admit fresh students for the 2020/2021 academic year.
As part of an effort to give the opportunity to applicants who missed the previous admission and to enrol more applicants, many institutions have extended their application deadline from June-July to the end of September 2020.
We have been informed institutions like the KNUST, UCC, ATU, GIJ and the University of Ghana, Legon application deadline have been extended to a more comfortable date amid global pandemic that halted academic works.
Others include the University of Education, Winneba (UEW), the University of Professional Studies, Accra (UPSA), and private ones such as Central University and Ashesi University.
According to the Management of some recognised tertiary institutions, a necessary arrangement had been put in place to commence the admissions process.
Some universities including the University of Education, Winneba, (UEW), Academic City University College are considering face-to-face and online teaching for the 2020/2021 academic year until the current situation is restored to normalcy.
Management of the various tertiary institution’s has assured to strictly adhere to the COVID-19 safety protocols on campus to slow the spread of the virus that has claimed at least 270 lives as of the time writing this post.