GIJ Temporarily Closed Down After Two COVID-19 Cases

Ghana Institute of Journalism (GIJ)

The Ringway campus of the Ghana Institute of Journalism (GIJ) has been temporarily closed down after two staff members tested positive for COVID-19.

The management of the school announced this in a statement issued on January 25, 2021.

According to the statement, the closure of the Ringway campus will be from Monday, January 25, 2021 to Friday, January 29, 2021, with work set to resume on Monday, February 1, 2021, after fumigation of both the Ringway campus and North Dzorwulu campus are complete.

GIJ further indicated that “To ensure that academic work does not grind to a halt, the IT Directorate and Academic Affairs are particularly requested to migrate their work schedule online to provide support services to students. The security unit shall continue to operate at full capacity.”

Meanwhile, lectures for continuing students are taking place online via the Learning Management System (LMS) of the Institue, management of GIJ said in statement issued on January 25, 2021.

First-year students, including level 300 top-up students, have also been asked by management to migrate to online studies after the third week to face-to-face teaching effective February 1, 2021.

Below is a copy of the statement:

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