Coronavirus (COVID-19) information for universities, students and staff

This information sheet is also available in Simplified Chinese.

More information about coronavirus (COVID-19) — what it is, how it spreads, who is most at risk, and what you can do to help stop it spreading — can be found in our fact sheet, What you need to know.

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Publication date: 
3 February 2020
Last updated: 
17 February 2020
Publication type: 
Fact Sheet
Intended audience: 
General public

This information sheet outlines:

  • scenarios when students can not attend university, higher education or vocational education facility
  • scenarios when students can attend university, higher education or vocational education facility
  • what to do if a student develops symptoms
  • what isolate in your home means
  • what are the symptoms?
  • what to do if you have a student or staff member who is sick within 14 days of being in mainland China, or in contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19

  • how we can help prevent the spread of COVID-19

  • where you can get more information

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