Don’t worry about internship at the moment – Professor Okoe Amartey to UPSA students

The Vice Chancellor of the University of Professional Studies, Accra says management will find a way of handling the inability of students to undertake their compulsory internship due to the coronavirus.

Professor Abednego Feehi Okoe Amartey says internship should be the last bother of students considering the critical situation the country finds itself as a result of the rapid spread of the Covid-19.

Speaking during a conversation on Accra-based TV, Joy New Sunday, the Vice Chancellor said students should concentrate on how to take part in the impending online examination.

“We have a lot of plans for them he said,” Professor Okoe Amartey said of students of the school.

Internship is requirement for first and third year students of the University of Professional Studies, Accra. It counts towards their final assessment.

However, with the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic leading to the shutdown of schools and loss of jobs, students have not been issued with internship letters.

With less than two months to the end of the second semester, some students are disturbed about their inability to undertake the internship.

But Professor Okoe Amartey said there is no need for any worry on the part of students.

The Vice-Chancellor wants students to rather concentrate on how to prepare adequate for the online examination.

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