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Coronavirus: Queen's University Belfast to start remote lectures


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Queen’s University Belfast will discontinuance face-to-face lectures from Wednesday.

Laboratory sessions, tutorials and seminars will proceed, until in any other case instructed, the college said.

Instructing can be offered on-line “to guarantee that our students’ education will no longer endure unduly” at some point soon of the coronavirus pandemic.

Self-discipline trips maintain also been cancelled until additional take into accout, and steering on examination and evaluation schedules can be issued.

Queen’s said the fresh examination and evaluation schedules remained at demonstrate however staff had been “working laborious to name more than a few forms of evaluation ought to they be wished”.

QUB said it understood “a minute sequence of students had been identified with Covid-19 indicators over the weekend”.

“Routine testing is now no longer being offered so there may possibly be no longer any confirmation from successfully being authorities,” the college said.

“The connected native areas in the college had been instructed.”

Assorted steps being taken by the college encompass:

  • Global students may possibly perchance perchance no longer be disadvantaged if they want to attain support dwelling earlier than instructing finishes on 27 March
  • All indoor, non-instructing, events on campus attended by extra than 100 folks from 18 March to 30 April can be cancelled or postponed
  • Outdoors events expected to intention extra than 500 can even be cancelled or postponed.

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