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  • Updated: January 15, 2021

UI Cancels 2019/2020 Academic Session, Announces Resumption Date

The Management of the University of Ibadan (UI) has fixed February 22, 2021, for the resumption of academic activities in the institution but cancelled the 2019/2020 academic session and renamed it 2020/2021.

According to the Public Relation Officer of the university, Olatunji Oladejo said the announcement came as the Senate of the institution approved a new calendar on Thursday.

Meanwhile, he said the school will be resuming on Monday to complete the 2018/19 session which did not end before the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) embarked on strike last year.

He added that the 2019/2020 academic session of the school has been cancelled while those admitted to that session will be migrated to 2020/2021 academic session.

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He said, “Academic activities will commence for those admitted for the renamed 2019/2020 on February 22, 2021.” 

"Senate approved the recommendations by the varsity’s committee of provosts, deans, and directors who earlier met on Monday.

"One of the approved recommendations is that the institution would not admit undergraduate students through the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) for 2021/2022 session.

"The 2019/2020 academic session be cancelled and the new session now renamed 2020/2021 academic session. The proposed calendar for 2019/2020 is accordingly changed to 2020/2021."

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