Bugema and Kampala University have released notifications telling students to go for vaccination or else will not access the university premises at the date of reopening.
At Bugema University, Richard Kanyerezi the head of the University COVID 19 Task Force, said that at least 78% of their staff have already been vaccinated and the exercise is still ongoing. He adede that no student will be permitted to enter the university premises unvaccinated.
Kampala University has issued a circular ordering all its staff and students to report to all campuses starting October 28-31, 2021 for vaccination.
In the circular dated October 20th, 2021 and signed by Ahmed Hamza Segawa, the university says this will help them to reopen when everybody is vaccinated as required. It also notes that vaccination will be a requirement for anyone to attend lectures at the University.
It should be remembered that in an address where President Museveni lifted the second lockdown, he allowed higher institutions to reopen on 1st November 2021 and urged all lecturers,non-teaching staff and students to get vaccinated.