Management of the Maritime Regional University has waived portions of student’s fees for the second semester of the 2019/2020 academic year.
The decision comes on the back of the successful migration of teaching and learning online following the closure of all universities in Ghana due to the outbreak of coronavirus.
Generally, students across the country have decried how cost intensive it is to be instructed online. Many students have called on stakeholders to cushion their expenses.
In a statement signed by the Registrar of the University, Mr. Baboucarr Njie, Management stated that students in level 100 through to 300 have been allowed up to 5 percent off on fees excluding accommodation and feeding fees.
It added that 50 percent of accommodation and feeding fee for the semester has also been waived. According to the communique, the said amount will be credited to the accounts of students in the first semester of the 2020/2021 academic year.
Additionally, final year students Management of the University said an amount of Fifty US Dollars ($50.00) has been waived off as internet fee from the second semester fees of the 2019/2020 academic year. This management says “is to enable final year students to complete and submit their dissertation in good time”.
The said decision according to Mr. Baboucarr Njie was arrived at following the “report submitted by the Finance Director of the University”.
Here is the full statement from the University.