Mr. Charles Lwanga Tengan, the Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology’s (KNUST) Student Representative Council (SRC), announced that the monthly Vodafone bundle package for KNUST students would be increased from 2GB to 5GB.
On Saturday, March 13, 2021, he announced this at the KNUST SRC’s 60th Anniversary launch.
A long time ago, students in the KNUST University Community in 2014, received a monthly package of about three hundred (300) MB with some call time. Subsequently, it was increased to five hundred (500) MB with some call time.
In 2016, the bundle package was increased to 1GB/1024MB with 100 minutes of talk time and an SMS bundle. The bundle package came as an aid to students, especially those who had inconveniences buying data for academic purposes.
It became really helpful as it made internet access very convenient for all students.
Due to the constant use of the internet and data bundle to help in getting access to the online classes and zoom classes, the need for an increment in the data bundle thus the need for the school’s reconsideration in making the implementation and pushing forward of the need for students to get access to the increment of the data bundle from 2GB to 5GB, which seeks to help make the access to the online classes more convenient.
In 2019 however, it was increased from 1GB to 2GB. This came as a big deal as students found it easier to learn and access study files online, and for other purposes.
Now, in this COVID period, it has become very hard economically for the country and for students in Particular.
To aid students, the Vice-Chancellor initiated the Support One Needy Student with One Laptop (SONSOL) project, and the governing SRC has also come to the aid of students after a long cry for help.
At the SRC 60 years, Anniversary Launch on Saturday 13th Match 2021, the SRC PRO noted that the monthly
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