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University to Suspend Students Who Will Miss Online Classes As Parents Carry the Laptop Burden

The University of Eastern Africa,Baraton has issued stringent measures to all students; continuing and recently admitted as they embark on online classes in a month's time.


The Vice Chancellor, Philip Maiyo, speaking on air announced that their newly installed e-learning platform will come hand in hand with class attendance monitors that will see 'skivers' land in trouble.

"The new system is will start in September.We hope that by August 28,all students will have cleared orientation and registration.All new and continuing students are required to attend online classes without failure,". The VC addressed.

"If you miss classes,you may be suspended for being absent in the class according to rules and regulations stipulated in the student's handbook," he continued.

The system will also require students to do their examinations online and those with cheating motives have been catered for in what the school has termed as "responder monitor'.


"The responder lockdown monitor will monitor the students while taking exams in case they are cheating.Know you are being recorded and you are not required to cheat in any examination wherever you are,"Philip warned.


It did not end there.Students will now be required to have mandatory laptops with the burden being shifted to parents.

"Talk to your parents, guardians and sponsors to enable you to acquire a laptop.It should have a camera and a microphone,"Maiya added.


With the help of Safaricom and Telkom, students in particular geographical locations would also enjoy free subsidised bundles.

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