The board of directors of Kuwait University decided, during their meeting on Wednesday, to resume the academic year 2019-2020 online on August 9.

The meeting, chaired by KU Rector Dr. Fayez Al-Thafeiri, reviewed the technical controls of online study, Secretary-General of the University Dr. Muthanna Al-Refa’ie told reporters.

The conferees reviewed the preparations for the new academic year 2020-2021 and approved introducing the pharmacology doctorate program to the coming year, Dr. Al-Refa’ie revealed. They also approved remunerating 13 members of the KU teaching staff to the degrees of professor and associate professor, he added.

Meanwhile, assistant rector of the university Dr. Mohammad Al-Thafeiri said the KU student library will reopen as of tomorrow Thursday.

He reminded visitors of the library of the need to book a seat online before going there and the importance of abiding by the health precautions relating to Covid-19.

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