LU suspends on-campus classes until 17 Feb and cancels student activities in the Mainland

  • Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)
  • Teaching and Learning Arrangements

25 Jan 2020

In view of the announcement of Emergency Level of Novel Coronavirus by the HKSAR Government, Lingnan University has decided to suspend all on-campus face-to-face classes until Monday 17 February 2020.
E-learning will be adopted during the suspension. Details will be announced by individual faculty/department/programme later.
Operations of all academic and non-academic departments/offices/units will resume after the public holidays of the Chinese New Year (29 January 2020).
All student activities in the Mainland in Term 2, including exchange, internship and study tours, will also be cancelled.
Student residents who return from Hubei without any respiratory symptoms are requested to temporarily reside in single rooms, put on surgical masks and monitor body temperature for 14 days.
Also, the following measures have been implemented immediately on campus:

  1. Apply body temperature check for everyone at all campus access points, including student hostels.
  2. Increase frequency of disinfective cleaning of public facilities with diluted bleach. Lift panels and lift buttons will be cleaned per 2 hours.
  3. Suspend drinking fountains.
  4. Students can obtain masks at counter of each hostel block and campus access points.

The University will closely monitor the situation and promulgate corresponding arrangements as and when necessary. Further adjustments to the academic calendar would be announced as necessary.
Students and colleagues are strongly advised to stay on high alert and maintain good personal hygiene at all times. If you have any respiratory symptoms, please wear a surgical mask and seek medical consultation immediately.
For enquiries, please contact:
Undergraduate students: Registry (2616 8750, [email protected])
Postgraduate students: School of Graduate Studies (2616 8720, [email protected])
Exchange students: Office of Global Education and Interdisciplinary Studies (2616 8990, [email protected])
Student services/student hostels: Student Services Centre (2616 7309, [email protected])
Campus safety: Campus Security Hotline (2616 8000)
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25 January 2020