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Just When Students Are OTW Back To Campus, MOHE Announces All Uni & College Classes Are 100% Online

Just When Students Are OTW Back To Campus, MOHE Announces All Uni & College Classes Are 100% Online

Students are livid at the last minute announcement.

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The Higher Education Ministry (MOHE) has announced that all classes at higher education institutions (IPT) will be held 100% online, while physical registration of students for the upcoming semester has been postponed.

The announcement came out at the same time thousands of students across the nation are on the way to their campuses.

In a statement released at noon today, MOHE says that it is aware of the views and concerns voiced by students, parents and the community in regards to the increase in Covid-19 cases just a few days before the intake of new students into universities and colleges.

Therefore, MOHE recommends all IPT to postpone the physical registration of new and old students to campus. All student registration matters can be done online, as well as teaching and learning sessions until further notice.

Higher Education Ministry.

Students who are already registered and on campus can remain there, while their institutions are urged to provide them with the necessary assistance.

As for students who have already purchased flight tickets to return, the ministry explains that it has already liaised with airlines to allow students to reschedule their flights to campus until 31 December 2020.

The last minute announcement caught thousands of students by surprise, who are now voicing out their anger and frustration online.

The hashtag #MenteriKPTsilaletakjawatan has been trending on Twitter since the announcement was made.

Screenshot from Twitter

Many comments by furious students detail that those already on the way back to campus were left in the lurch as they were forced to turn back while others are struggling to find transportation back home.

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