Campus eases Covid19 restrictions
Updated 16/05/22, 10:00am
HELP US REDUCE THE SPREAD OF COVID
All Covid rules and restrictions have been lifted in Scotland, but the virus has not gone away.
We have eased the restrictions on campus with numbers allowed in classes, workshops and other learning areas returning to pre-pandemic levels.
What the college is still doing
- Enhanced cleaning throughout the college
- Encourage good ventilation with windows and doors kept open
- Carbon dioxide monitors have been fitted in every room to alert us immediately if levels are too high
- Hand sanitising stations are available in all buildings
- Wearing masks in close contact services
Use 'Covid sense' to help protect yourself and others:
- get your vaccine when offered to ensure you are fully protected
- stay at home if you’re unwell with symptoms or have a fever
- open windows when socialising indoors
- wear a face covering in indoor public places and on public transport
- wash your hands to protect yourself and cover your mouth when you cough or sneeze
- take an LFD test before visiting someone in a hospital or care home
Learn more about keeping safe on campus via this short course from the Scottish Government.
Testing in Scotland
Free COVID-19 testing has now ended for most people in Scotland.
If you have symptoms of COVID-19 you should stay at home and avoid contact with others until you feel better.
Testing remains for specific groups in order to protect highest risk setting and support clinical care.
You can order tests online or by calling 119 if you are:
- visiting a hospital or care home
- an unpaid carer
- eligible for Covid treatments
- applying for the self-isolation support grant
Stay at home and avoid contact with other people if you have symptoms of a respiratory infection such as coronavirus and have a high temperature or do not feel well enough to go to work/college or carry out normal activities.
Symptoms of coronavirus, flu and common respiratory infections include:
- continuous cough
- high temperature, fever or chills
- loss of, or change in, your normal sense of taste or smell
- shortness of breath
- unexplained tiredness, lack of energy
- muscle aches or pains that are not due to exercise
- not wanting to eat or not feeling hungry
- headache that's unusual or longer lasting than usual
- sore throat, stuffy or runny nose
- feeling sick or being sick
What to do if you have symptoms and have not taken a coronavirus test
Stay at home and avoid contact with other people if you have symptoms of a respiratory infection such as coronavirus and have a high temperature or do not feel well enough to go to work or carry out normal activities.
Do this until you no longer have a high temperature (if you had one) or until you feel better.
Work from home if you can. If you can't work from home, talk to your employer about your options.
Avoid close contact with anyone who is at higher risk, especially individuals with a weakened immune system.
If you've been asked to attend a medical or dental appointment in person, tell them about your symptoms.
You may wish to ask friends, family or neighbours to get food and other essentials for you.
You should tell people you have recently been in contact with that you're feeling unwell. This means they can be aware of signs or symptoms.
Informing college you are not well.
Please continue to email your lecturer if you are not well and cannot attend class. If you are on a FE course please also email firstname.lastname@example.org