Following the recent confirmed cases of the new strain of novel coronavirus in the UK, we wanted to highlight some advice and information from the government in case any of your students or staff are concerned about the risks or are reviewing future travel plans.
UK Government page on the coronavirus: latest information and advice
World Health Organization: Novel Coronavirus
Foreign and Commonwealth Office: travel advice for China
Public Health England: novel coronavirus and avian flu: advice for travel to China
UKCISA has been in contact with UKVI regarding potential impacts on student visas in relation to the virus and has confirmed that UKVI are working on a short-term operational response to issues related to the virus, e.g. the potential need to extend the duration of visas.
- On 4th February 2020