Q. How long is the lockdown period?

A. The lockdown is from the 26th of March to the 16th of April 2020. Strictly staff members that are critical to the functioning of the University will have access to work on campus, when required.

Q. Does this affect the NUST Regional Centres too?

A. Yes, the Centres will also be closed during the abovementioned time.

Q. Are students required to submit assignments during the lockdown?

A. No, students are not required to participate in any evaluations (e.g. tests) or to submit any assignments during the lockdown.

Q. Are there any changes in the Awards Ceremony and Graduation dates?

A. Yes, the Graduation ceremonies, initially scheduled for 29 and 30 April, have been moved to October 2020. This means they will now coincide with the Graduation Ceremony that traditionally takes place in October. Therefore, in total, there will be three ceremonies in that month.
The Awards Ceremony that was slated for 27 April has also been moved to October 2020, the logistical details will be communicated at a later stage.

Q. Are staff members available to students during this period?

A. Yes, they are reachable on their NUST contact details. Staff members have been given the option to work from home with only essential personnel remaining on campus.

Q. Is the Library open?

A. The Library will be closed and all services will be provided online until 16 April 2020. Fortunately, you can access a wide variety electronic journals and books by visiting


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