Lumbini Buddhist University starts e-learning
Lumbini Buddhist University began teaching-learning activities via the internet today.
Since all the schools and universities have remained closed due to ongoing lockdown enforced by the government to contain the outbreak of COVID-19, teaching-learning activities in those institutions, including this university, were halted.
University’s registrar Tilak Acharya said that e-learning was introduced among the students of all levels and faculties at the University. Students attended online classes from 8 am to 10 pm, informed University’s central campus chief Phanindra Neupane.
All the students and technical staffers were provided orientation prior to the launch of e-learning, shared Neupane. Established in 2006, the University offers education on Buddhist philosophy, literature, culture and so on through seven colleges.
A total of 1,200 students- foreigners and Nepalis- are currently studying in Bachelors and Masters Level in seven campuses of the University while the central campus being in Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Buddha