Kyambogo University, located in Uganda, has introduced smart cards for students and developed a software suite that will organize and track all campus activities, according to the Daily Monitor.
Unlike the campus’ previous manual record keeping methodologies, the new software suite will safely store student records online from the time the join the institution until they leave. Students will now also receive messages on their mobile phones informing them whether their grades have been entered into the system or not, and if they have been released for their viewing.
Additionally, new campus ID cards will be issued to students that will initially contain information their education, allow library privileges and enable administration to know whether the student has paid fees or not.
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