Universities have suspended resumption of classes

Many universities in Cuba have announced that they will stop resuming classes this Monday. The reason for this is the fuel crisis in the country. Higher education centers in Villa Clara, Holguin, Havana, Cienfuegos and Sancti Spiritus were affected.

Villa Clara University of Medical Sciences was the first to publish this announcement. A liberation Posted on Facebook, the company mentions that the teaching processes of all professions and courses will be restructured.

“School activities will be maintained using the Villa Clara Virtual Health classroom, where lessons and work from all years will be gathered,” the release notes.

Only sixth-year medical students and nursing professional technical training students attend in-person classes.

For its part, Cuba’s second largest university, the Central University of Las Villas “Marta Abreu”, Postpone Resumption of course. The scheduled teaching activities during the week of April 24 to 28, 2023 will be carried out almost.

Students living in other provinces and municipalities “should not travel to UCLV until May 2, when student residences are scheduled to open,” the information states.

Universities are suspended due to fuel shortage

Another of the institutions affected by the fuel shortage is the Agricultural University of Havana. Company contacted The course will continue in online mode and the scholarship students will not enter the student residence.

Meanwhile, the Board of Directors of the University of Holguin (UHo) reported “Given the situation facing the country with fuel constraints and considering the geographical spread of enrollment across the province”, teaching will take place on digital platforms next week.

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In the last hours, the University of Medical Sciences of Cienfuegos and José Martí de Sancti Spiritus joined this suspension wave. The resumption of face-to-face classes will likely take place on May 2.

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