In line with the Senate’s directive, UTG Management has approved the Task Force’s recommendations on online classes. In the same vein, MoHERST, has endorsed the recommendations and further communicated same to all media houses at a press briefing held on Tuesday 14th April, 2020
Consequently, the online classes will be held as follows:
1. Online Classes will start on Monday 20th April. However, since last week, lecturers had been testing all official platforms put to their disposal.
2. Besides the UTG ERP system, Lecturers will use Google G-Suite:
Classroom, Google Hangout meet Google Jamboard.
3.The Google G-Suite will be available to all UTG registered students free throughout their lectures this semester for three months and the Government and UTG will pay for 1500meg per student per month for their individual research.
4. UTG will provide all the lecturers with unlimited internet data cards for a smooth running of their lectures.
5. UTG will run more than 800 undergraduate classes during this period for a student population of 6084.
6. The final exams will be face-to-face and we expect them to take place around the end of June/early July as per the revised academic calendar. Therefore, there will be no online exam.
7. During this time, a Monitoring and Evaluation team will work on the adherence to standards and procedures. We assure quality throughout the process.
Mr. Momodou Lamin Tarro
University of The Gambia