In an official communication from the Ministry of Health (MOH), nursing schools across the country are gearing up for the commencement of the 2023/2024 academic year.
The first semester is scheduled to run from September 14th to December 23rd, 2023, spanning a total of 16 weeks.
The MOH has outlined a comprehensive schedule of activities for the upcoming semester:
The academic year kicks off with the reopening of nursing schools, scheduled for September 14th, 2023.
Registration & Orientation: Following reopening, new and returning students will go through the registration process and orientation activities to familiarize themselves with the program and facilities.
Lectures: Nursing students will commence their coursework and lectures to gain the necessary knowledge and skills for their profession.
Mid Semester Exams: An important assessment checkpoint, mid-semester exams, will be held as part of the rigorous training.
Intra Semester Practicum: Students will engage in practical training within the semester, applying their theoretical knowledge in real-world healthcare settings.
Revision: To ensure that students are well-prepared for their final exams, a dedicated revision period is scheduled.
End of Semester Exams: The semester will culminate in comprehensive final exams to assess students’ understanding and competency.
Release of Admission is incorporated into this Academic Calender to allow first years to Join. Check your email for Admission Letter MOH Admission Status Checker 2023
Looking ahead to the second semester, it is slated to run from January 28th to February 2nd, 2024. This semester will also span 16 weeks and include the following activities:
Vacation Practicum/Psychiatry Affiliation: Students will gain practical experience during this period.
Reopening & Registration: The second semester will kick off with reopening and registration activities.
Lectures: Academic instruction will resume for the second part of the academic year.
Mid-Semester Exams: Another round of assessments will take place to monitor students’ progress.
Intra Semester Practicum: Practical training will continue to reinforce skills and knowledge.
Revision: Students will have an opportunity to review their coursework.
End of Semester Exams: The academic year will conclude with final exams.
The second semester will run from February 12th to May 31st, 2024, offering nursing students a comprehensive education and hands-on training to prepare them for their careers in healthcare.