This is to inform you that, in response to current situation of Coronavirus, the College has setup a Response Team which will be chaired by Managing Director of the College and members are,

    1. Mr. Azizur Rahman, Managing Director (Chair)
    2. Mr. Mohammad Anis Sarker (Monitoring Office)
    3. Mr. Nasir Uddin (Welfare Officer)
    4. Mr. Anisuzzaman Fahad (Admission Office)
    5. Miss Nikita  Usabase (Reception)

This team will monitor the situation based on the guidance of the Public Health England. We will take appropriate steps as situation changes and notify you in due time. If you or any student have any concern about this Coronavirus matter, please advise them to contact any member of the above Team.

Please find below the information extracted from the OfS Website at
https://www.officeforstudents.org.uk/advice-and-guidance/student-wellbeing-and-protection/coronavirus/

“The Department for Education has asked the Office for Students to make the following information available to registered higher education providers. This page also includes information that students may find useful. We will update this page if the advice changes. The government is closely monitoring the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) and is taking action at home and abroad. The GOV.UK webpages are updated regularly.

 

Government coronavirus action plan

The government has launched its coronavirus action planExternal link (Opens in a new tab or window). This document sets out what the UK as a whole has done to tackle coronavirus (COVID-19), and what it plans to do next.

It sets out a four phased approach in response to coronavirus:

  1. Contain
  2. Delay
  3. Mitigate
  4. Research.

As there are already cases in the UK, the current emphasis is on the Contain and Research phases, but planning for Delay and Mitigation is already in motion.

As part of the Contain phase, the Department for Education has provided advice about educational settingsExternal link (Opens in a new tab or window) in England and has launched a helpline.

The action plan is a framework that outlines the types of options open to the government in each of the four phases. The document is only a list of the types of measures the Department for Education could consider – not those they are planning to implement.

Advice in educational settings

Public Health England have published guidance for educational settings about coronavirus (COVID-19)External link (Opens in a new tab or window).

Current advice remains in place: No higher education provider should close in response to a suspected (or confirmed) COVID-19 case unless advised to do so by Public Health England.

The latest updates from the Department for Education can be found on their TwitterExternal link (Opens in a new tab or window) or FacebookExternal link (Opens in a new tab or window) pages.

Department for Education helpline

The Department for Education has set up a helpline to answer questions about coronavirus (COVID-19) related to education.

Higher education staff, students and parents can contact the helpline in the following ways:

The helpline is open between 0800 and 1800 Monday to Friday.

The latest updates from the Department for Education can be found on their TwitterExternal link (Opens in a new tab or window) or FacebookExternal link (Opens in a new tab or window) pages.

Handwashing campaign and resources

The Department of Health and Social Care has launched a public information campaignExternal link (Opens in a new tab or window) that focuses on the importance of handwashing.

Washing hands for 20 seconds is central to prevent and slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19).

Public Health England has a dedicated webpage with a range of posters and digital materialsExternal link (Opens in a new tab or window) which providers can use to share simple and effective personal hygiene messages.

You will need to sign in or register for a free account to download the resources.

Travel advice for those travelling or living overseas

The government has issued travel adviceExternal link (Opens in a new tab or window) for British people travelling and living overseas following the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19).

They have also produced maps showing affected regions of China, Republic of Korea and ItalyExternal link (Opens in a new tab or window).

Travel advice for those returning to the UK or visitors arriving in the UK

Public Health England have published guidance for travellers returning to the UK or visitors arriving in the UKExternal link (Opens in a new tab or window) from specified countries and areas.

Self-isolation guidance

 

Immigration advice

Immigration adviceExternal link (Opens in a new tab or window) has been published for individuals affected by travel restrictions associated with coronavirus (COVID-19).

The coronavirus (COVID-19) immigration helpline can be contacted in the following ways:

The helpline is open between 0900 and 1700 Monday to Friday for immigration enquiries related to coronavirus only. Calls are free of charge.

The helpline can only speak to the visa holder or applicant about individual cases. If a third party wishes to speak on their behalf, they must have the visa holder’s permission."

See the latest GOV.UK updates on coronavirus

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/wuhan-novel-coronavirus-information-for-the-public