University students between ages 20 to 30 years can obtain their Covid-19 vaccines at the nearest university from October 11 Monday to Friday says Chairman of University Grants Commission (UGC).

Undergraduates will be administered the Sinopharm vaccine and the university vaccination program has been arranged in consultation with the health authorities, University Grants Commission (UGC) officials and Vice-Chancellors. The students can receive the jab from the university closest to their residence and they are not required to visit the university they are enrolled in

When universities reopen in Sri Lanka?

State universities are expected to resume physical classes next month after the completion of the youth vaccination program this month.

University Grants Commission UGC Chairman Prof. Sampath Amaratunga said discussions are on to reopen universities in November following the prolonged closure due to the outbreak of Covid-19 world pandemic.