CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK IN CHINKO
Looking for Coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan china and what Chinese authorities must do right? Then search no more as we bring you all the latest development as regards to this deadly disease that is fast consuming some section in China.
The health, safety and wellbeing of our people and especially that of China is our top priority. We want to reassure you that we are doing everything we can to help those affected to continue with their studies.
Two days ago the New Zealand Government announced temporary travel restrictions on travellers coming from or through mainland China for two weeks.
The Government is reviewing this position every 48 hours.
This affects international travellers who leave or transit through mainland China. New Zealand citizens and permanent residents returning to New Zealand will still be able to enter, as will their immediate family members; however they will be required to self-isolate for 14 days on arrival in the country.
If you are affected, please get in touch ASAP
If you are affected or you have questions about your specific situation, please urgently get in touch and call this numbers now (0800 627 739) or +64 6 350 5701.
There are Distance learning programs via Massey University
This will be a stressful situation for many students and for those affected, and we want to reassure you we will help you continue your studies with us with as little disruption as possible.
Massey University has world-class distance learning facilities, and in most situations you will be able to continue your studies off-campus.
Flexibility with enrolments for those affected
For students affected by the coronavirus situation, we are offering the flexibility to enrol up to two weeks after the start of semester (Monday, 9 March).
However some exceptions may apply – please get in touch with us using the contact details above.
Students sitting exams
Some students are due to sit summer school exams next week. If you have recently been to China, or have been in close contact with someone confirmed with coronavirus, please urgently contact them now here
Self-isolation for potentially affected students
As per Ministry of Health advice from last week, we have advised all students and staff who may have been at risk of exposure because they have recently been to China, or have been in close contact with someone confirmed with coronavirus, to delay the start of their study or work year for 14 days and voluntarily stay away.
Please visit this link for more information about self-isolation.
The safety and well being of our students is our top priority and we are committed to supporting all our students through this time. Read our FAQs for more information.