Popular Nigerian university announces ‘marathon’ exams for students after ASUU strike

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The Management of University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT), has announced resumption of its academic activities following the suspension of the eight-month-old strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU).

In a circular released by the institution, on Saturday, students will be starting their examination from Monday, October 24.

The circular is titled, “Approved Revised Academic Calendar for 2020/2021 session and 2021/2022 session full time.”

In the circular, all year one ‘B’ students for the 2021/2022 session were asked to resume October 16, while first semester exams commences October 24 to 29, 2022.

But that will be after just a one-week revision expected to last from October 17 to 21, 2022.

Senate will meet 30th November to consider the semester results.

For the 2020/2021 session, second semester, all old students are to arrive October 30, 2022 while lectures commences 31st October to 22nd December, 2022 (eight weeks).

The institution will observe the Christmas break from December 23 to January 2, only to reopen January, 3 2023 for one week revision before the commencement of the semester exams.

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