Schedule for exams for PhD, Masters and PGD students years I and II – Sem I 2020/21

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OFFICE OF THE ACADEMIC REGISTRAR

To:       All PhDs, Masters and PGDs – Students for Year I and II

RE: OPERATIONALIZATION OF SCHEDULE FOR EXAMS FOR SEMESTER I 2020/2021

Christian greetings,

His Excellency the President in his Presidential address released the COVID-19 measures on 6/6/2021.The first measure directed that all Educational Training Institutions close effective 7/6/2021.

In a Top Management meeting held on 7/6/2021 and further, guided by the Senate Graduate Committee in a meeting held yesterday 10/6/2021, the following schedule was agreed upon, in order to complete your academic activities for Semester one AY 2020/2021.

1.0 Directorate of Graduate School examinations to be done as follows:

ACTIVITY Old schedule New Schedule ACTION FROM TOP MANAGEMENT AND SENATE GRADUATE COMMITTEE
Examinations for Postgraduate Students year I and II  (MSCCFS, MBIT, MSC.A, MARI, MPH, MADS, MSECM, MBA, , MAPAM, MSCP, MSW, PGDARI, PGDGC, PGDCP, PGDOMSS, PGDDS, PGDPAM, From 14/6/2021 to 19/6/2021 From 21/6/2021 to 28/6/2021
  1. Examinations to be conducted scientifically online as Take Home, well timed with a clear online schedule, with BSU IT assisting the candidates.
  2. All exams to be sent in soft copy to all candidates and the candidate also to send back the answers in soft copy on that email of each candidate registered on VLE
MALC, MEAP, PGDE, PGDEM, Students year I and II From 28/7/2021 to 6/8/2021 Remain unchanged
  1. To continue studying online starting on 19/6/2021 in order to be within the Presidential Directive of 42 days which started on 7th June 2021, because we cannot have face to face session
  2. The exams will be done with Recess students as per the old schedule i.e. from 28th July 2021 to 6th August 2021.
PhD-ACI, PhD-Ds, PhD-DM, PhD-LCS
  1. You have been doing exams online and now we expect submission of results by your lecturers and clearing fees.

2.0 Important information to consider while preparing these online examinations

  1. The timetable will be revised to fit the online schedule which will be sent to you by Deputy Academic Registrar (DAR)
  2. Students will be required to do one exam per day that will be administered and timed online.
  3. All students to clear their tuition before accessing the examination.
  4. The email to be used is that one that was registered in VLE.
  5. All correspondences to students will be coordinated and sent to the students through dar@bsu.ac.ug

3.0 BEGINNING OF SEMESTER TWO AY 2020/2021

  1. All postgraduate students in years 1 and 2, are informed that as soon as exams end, online classes will resume with immediate effect.
  2. For students on Research, evidence of registration should be produced to supervisors before supervision. No student will be supervised or cleared for supervision unless there is evidence of 50% tuition paid upfront.  Those who have fees balances in the previous year or semester should be at zero balance.
  3. Any student who fails to access online examination and learning is encouraged to contact the lecturer responsible on phone.

How to log on to the Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)

  1. Go to vle.bsu.ac.ug
  2. Enter your username(your Reg.No in capital letters without slashes i.e.19BSUBAED000 and password (your phone number)
  3. Click on login button to login
  4. Click on site home and look for the search input field to search your course units and enroll in each course unit you are offering.

For any complaints and inquiries, contact the ODeL Head – Deputy Academic Registrar dar@bsu.ac.ug assisted by ODeL Officer Mr. Mark Aine on 0774373724 on maine@faest.bsu.ac.ug and the support team below

Faculty Name email Mobile Phone
Faculty of Business, Economics and Governance Job Kalema jkalema@faest.bsu.ac.ug 0704 529830
David Muwanguzi dmuwanguzi@faest.bsu.ac.ug 0759 811890
Faculty of Agriculture, Environmental Sciences and Technology Cosmas Kiguli ckiguli@faest.bsu.ac.ug 0702 295874
Cohen Amanyabyoona camanya@faest.bsu.ac.ug 0702 123725
Faculty of Education, Arts and Media Studies Norman Mugumya nmugumya@faest.bsu.ac.ug 0705 453087
Kakoni Bunnet bkakoni@faest.bsu.ac.ug

 

0392 942197
Faculty of Law Gramel Turyabamukama gturyabamukama@faest.bsu.ac.ug 0700 451064
Faculty of Nursing and Health Sciences Kamanyire Alfred akamanyire@faest.bsu.ac.ug 0701 330014
Library e-resources Annette Kyamugambi akyamugambi@library.bsu.ac.ug 0779 412801
Systems Unit Owen Oyesigye ooyesigye@faest.bsu.ac.ug 0783 148733
Job Kalema jkalema@faest.bsu.ac.ug 0704 529830

 

Download: Operationalisation of schedule for exams for Semester one 2020/2021-Postgraduate

Our God Reigns,

ARUHO ABDON RUTEGA

ACADEMIC REGISTRAR