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University students to be vaccinated so that dorms can reopen: UGC

The University Grants Commission (UGC) yesterday decided to vaccinate university students as soon as possible so that their dormitories could be reopened.

The decision was taken at a virtual meeting chaired by Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni. The vice-chancellors of public universities and officials of the education ministry and UGC officials took part in the meeting.

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As per the instructions of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, all the university students would be vaccinated on a priority basis starting with residential ones.

The meeting decided to permit all the public and private universities to conduct online and direct examinations at their respective university campuses.

The academic councils of the respective universities would take the final decisions regarding the online and direct examinations following the UGC instructions.

Dorms will be reopened making sure that all the students are vaccinated and the academic activities of the universities are run regularly, said a UGC press release.

The universities were asked to prepare a recovery plan according to their capacity and the social reality so that the damage caused to the students during the pandemic could be minimised, the release added.

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