University of Malta Backtracks On its Graduation Ceremony Decision, Following Outrage

 

After having announced yesterday that, graduation ceremonies will not be held in the customary manner in November/December 2020, saying that this has been decided considering the ongoing uncertainty and public health guidelines related to the COVID-19 Pandemic, and after saying that diplomas and degrees will be conferred in absentia, the University of Malta has backtracked on this decision.

In fact, the news led to outrage on social media by students and parents alike, including an official statement by KSU and SDM among others.

 

Statement on the Postponement of Graduation CeremoniesKSU calls upon the University of Malta to reconsider its…

Publiée par KSU – Kunsill Studenti Universitarji sur Mardi 7 juillet 2020

 

In the meantime, the University of Malta has declared that it will find a solution to hold these ceremonies between November and December 2020 so that students can celebrate their achievements this year.

University Rector also confirmed with Television Malta that the University’s next scholastic year will start as planned in October, with preparations currently in full swing.

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