First year students are adopting fast to the new virtual system mode of learning. Lectures and supplementary exams have been running smoothly in the Department as both lecturers and students adapts to the new norm of virtual learning. Some students have expressed the experience as "Exiting"
A record 2,851 graduands were conferred degrees and awarded diplomas by the Chancellor, Dr. Vijoo Rattansi at the 63rd Graduation Ceremony on September 25, 2020 held at the Great Court.
Dr. Kalua, chair of the anti corruption unit in the department hold a virtual meeting with the rest of the team to discuss ways of ensuring zero corruption in the department. The team is constituted of four members of the department.
The HoD and a number of members of staff worked tirelessly to beat the Performance contract deadline. Records were to be loaded online. it was a vigorous exercise but worth taking in this season of COVID-19 restrictions.
A great number of BVM students sat for their first online examinations. Two exams were done in a day. One theory and another practicals. It was an exiting technological experience despite few challenges but one that proves it is possible.
The departmental members of staff have been carrying out skin/eye irritation research tests on mouse, rabbits and guinea pigs under COVID -19 safety regulations. Tests are done to determine toxicity levels in certain products. Above is Dr. Wanbugu dehairing a mouse before applying the irritation test.