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Coronavirus: SMU cancels midterms; unis switch to e-learning, split classes

A view of Singapore Management University (SMU) School of Law at Armenian Street.
A view of Singapore Management University (SMU) School of Law at Armenian Street.ST PHOTO: LIM YAOHUI

The Singapore Management University (SMU) has cancelled all in-class graded assessments - including midterm examinations - in view of the coronavirus outbreak.

A circular sent to SMU students that was seen by The Straits Times said "no in-class graded assessment or graded assessments with strict time constraints of less than a week" should be administered for all undergraduate and Juris Doctor (a law graduate programme) programmes until after March 15.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 17, 2020, with the headline 'SMU cancels midterms; unis switch to e-learning, split classes'. Subscribe