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Implications of the Ministerial announcement
Author: Prof Jimmy Volmink
Published: 17/03/2020

​Based on the announcement made this afternoon by the Minister of Higher Education and Training, Dr Blade Nzimande, all undergraduate programmes at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences (FMHS), (including clinical training), will be in obligatory recess from tomorrow (18 March 2020) until 14 April 2020.

  • ​​Details around the adaptations that will have to be made to undergraduate programmes will be communicated by the relevant programme coordinators as soon as they have been finalised.
  • Students are encouraged to vacate residences wherever possible. Any queries in this regard should be directed to Student Communities.
  • Postgraduate programmes and research will continue until further notice.
  • The Rectorate has communicated about staff arrangements.

Thank you and kind regards 

Prof Jimmy Volmink