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Government: University Students To Receive Free Laptops Upon Admission

The government intends to give every student who enrolls in the university a laptop

Speaking at Sipala Secondary School in Webuye on Wednesday while donating laptops to students, University Education PS Simon Nabukwesi revealed that the  government’s is committed to issue laptops to all students admitted to universities.

Nabukwesi urged education stakeholders to promote digital learning, noting that as the world becomes more digital, schools and institutions must become more integrated.

He stated that it is past time to implement information and communication technology literacy.

He went on to say that if one is not computer literate, they are illiterate in all other areas as well.

“The State Department of Education has proposed that the government buys a laptop for every first-year student. The implementation plans are underway,” he said.

According to PS Nabukwesi, the Ministry of Education and its partners are collaborating to ensure that academics are digitalized in secondary, middle-level colleges, and universities

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