In consideration of the various directives by the Government including by H.E. the President, and considering that the directives may remain in force for several weeks, the Riara University Senate in a special sitting today directed as follows:

  • Physical classes remain suspended until the ban is lifted and the government allows the resumption of full learning activities.
  • All classes have been moved to the Online Learning Portal of the University.
  • Lecturers to post all the learning resources for the remainder of the semester to the Online Portal for Students to access them forthwith.
  • All Students, are required to login to the portal and access all your classes. If you have any difficulties accessing the portal, please notify
  • The electronic resources of the University will continue to be available through the usual means. In case of any difficulties accessing the e-resources, please email
  • Further to the above, the Aspiring Innovator Intervarsity Competitionand the Dubai Trip have also been rescheduled to a later date to be communicated in due course.

On behalf of the University, I thank you for your understanding during this difficult time and for your kind and full cooperation to enable us complete this semester successfully.

Kindest regards,

Prof. Robert Gateru,

Vice Chancellor Riara University.