College students of the Lahore College of Administration Sciences (LUMS) have threatened to proceed protesting in opposition to the college administration till it permits 100% of the enrolled college students to attend on-campus courses from subsequent week.
Based on particulars, the LUMS administration, final week, introduced to reopen the campus from 1 February whereas following strict government-issued COVID-19 SOPs comparable to permitting not more than 30% of enrolled college students to remain on campus.
The administration has prioritized accommodating college students on the campus who belong to low-income households, or these having lack of web connectivity and correct gadgets for on-line training.
Nevertheless, some LUMS college students are in disagreement with the college’s newest resolution.
On this regard, LUMS college students additionally boycotted right now’s on-line courses and staged a protest in opposition to the administration exterior the campus.
In an official assertion, LUMS stated “the college’s administration is in steady contact with college students dealing with extraordinary difficulties and is dedicated to offering the mandatory help required.”
It added that “given the severity of the second wave and the brand new strains of the COVID-19 virus, LUMS will proceed enjoying its half via continued vigilance in confronting this pandemic, and in following the federal government’s directives.”
“The well being and security of LUMS college students, school and workers members stay the college’s prime precedence” the assertion concluded.