Students Return To Campus At Goa Institute Of Management
Students are now able to get back to campus and attend classes physically for the first time in over a year
Goa Institute of Management (GIM) has opened its doors to its students. Physical classes coupled with online sessions are slated to commence shortly. Over the past year due to the pandemic students and faculty have interacted only through a virtual platform.
Over 300 students have already arrived with more students are due to return in a phased manner in the coming weeks.
Students and faculty who returned to campus have had to be fully vaccinated and submit a vaccination certificate, negative RT-PCR test report and signed undertaking to follow quarantine norms as well as covid protocols prior to returning to campus he added.
On arrival, students have to mandatorily quarantine themselves for seven days before venturing into the outdoors. Even after the quarantine period, students are not allowed to leave the campus or have visitors from outside enter into the campus to meet.
GIM has set up a campus war-room with adequate nurses and healthcare practitioners equipped with oximeters, isolation rooms, pharmacy and ambulance services round the clock.
The students who are on campus are delighted to be back and have shared their enthusiasm by posting videos on social media. Heeral Rawal, a student of the PGDM, batch of 2020-2022 says “I am thrilled to be back on campus after returning from my home in Jharkhand. The experience of living and learning on campus is unparallel”. Another student, Osiya Gupta from the PGDM, the batch of 2020-2022 has returned to the campus after being double vaccinated. She said, “I’ve just gotten vaccinated and have travelled from Indore to the GIM campus in Goa. I am ecstatic to see the beautiful campus and experience student life in GIM once again”. Nikhil Chandwani, a student from Goa in the PGDM, the batch of 2020 – 2022 also showed his excitement by sharing a short reel on Instagram.
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