The COVID-19 situation continues to evolve with new restrictions coming into place as of 11.59pm on 1 July. Residents in restricted postcodes must follow Stay at Home Directions. There are four reasons that these residents can leave home:
As it is the semester break, most students will not need to attend campus however for those that do, there are new entry requirements to follow.
As of Wednesday 1 July, Entry Stations have been set up on each campus and all students entering the campus must present to the station, acknowledge the declaration and apply hand sanitiser. Stickers reminding students to continue practising physical distancing on campus will continue to be issued.
Physical distancing requirements are still in place and all students must adhere to them, which includes maintaining a 1.5 metre distance at all times or, in cases where this cannot be implemented, use personal protective equipment such as a mask.
The Department of Health and Human Services continues to provide the following guidance on how to respond to COVID-19:
The Elgar Student Hub, aka the Elgar Library Study Area, is now back to normal, extended hours, open from 7.30am to 10.00pm, Monday to Thursday and 7.30am to 6.00pm on Fridays. The Elgar Library will remain open during the break and is staffed 8.30am to 4.30pm, Monday to Friday. There are no changes to the other libraries at this stage with the Lilydale Lakeside library open from 9.30am to 2.30pm, Monday to Friday and the Nelson and City campus libraries closed.
The Department of Education and Training has developed a thorough set of FAQs in relation to studying at TAFE and coronavirus, with specific responses for general students, apprentices and trainees, and international students. Find out more.
If you have questions about your academic progress and would like assistance with your assessments, please contact the International Academic Advisor, Faz Maghami on (03) 9286 9734 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.