University Applications 2020: My Perspective

University Applications 2020: My Perspective

The year 2020 has been a troublesome year for the whole world due to the world pandemic, Covid-19. Almost all sectors of the economy have been greatly affected of which some sectors will take time to revive fully. Many economic and non-economic activities were at shutdown and social life like communal gathering and others were banned as a measure to curb the spread of the virus. Lockdown was declared in March 2020 in Uganda of which most Senior Six (S.6) leavers were preparing to start applying to the different universities in Uganda and other parts of the world. Due to lockdown, many students got stranded because all applications were done online and yet some students like those in rural settings could not access internet. This is because most of them did not have smartphones to access university websites and the few who had smartphones, some didn’t know how to apply. Those within urban settings also suffered since most of the computer centres were...
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