KIU, Main Campus – On 24th
March 2020, the University held a successful online demo-senate meeting via a remote conferencing service. The meeting was chaired by the Vice
Chancellor, Dr Mohammad Mpezamihigo, with the purpose of testing the
practicality of having a virtual senate meeting on 26th March 2020.
The aim is to keep university
business going despite the shutdown. It was a very successful demo, which has
laid standard online meeting procedures, ready for the scheduled Senate
“In addition to advising all
our students to stay safe at home, virtual meetings are another measure that
KIU has employed to help her community to safely and successfully transition to
a remote work environment” said Dr. Mpezamihigo.
Additionally, the Vice
Chancellor advised Ugandans to take all the necessary precautions to stay safe
during this challenging time: “We are all in this fight together. We must
remain vigilant and in compliance with presidential directives on combating the
potential spread of Coronavirus.”