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Corona Virus COVID-19

03/2020

Information for Students, Employees and Visitors

 

CORONAVIRUS - UPDATE

 

The College, in agreement with the wider UHI network, has now ceased all face-to-face teaching from 1pm today (17th March).  This means no face-to-face teaching will take place at the College whatsoever, although the College will remain open to critical staff.

We have also taken the decision to cancel the Easter Short Courses as we feel this is the most sensible way to protect our students, staff, visitors and the wider community.
We have also cancelled the events that were to take place this weekend – our Applicant’s Day and the SMO Gala Day.

There is also a ban, with immediate effect, on all non-esssential UK travel and any international travel, for work and course purposes.

 

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The overall risk to the UK population from coronavirus remains as 'moderate'.

The wellbeing of staff, students and visitors is our priority.

Health Protection Scotland are taking the lead in responding to this situation and we will take direction from them.

All relevant public health information, including regular updates, is posted  on the NHS inform website.

If people have any concerns about their health in relation to suspected coronavirus, we ask that they follow current advice and contact NHS24 by calling 111 for advice.

More advice on travelling to affected areas can be found on the Fit for Travel website.