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Notice #2: prevention and control of the spread of coronavirus

In order to prevent and control the spread of coronavirus and allay the concerns of the students and their families, and following the resolutions of the National Headquarters for Fight against Coronavirus, all face-to-face educational activities at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Basic Sciences (IASBS) that were scheduled for next week (29 February to 5 March) are hereby cancelled. The administrative and research activities of the faculty and those students who do not reside in the dormitories will continue as usual while taking all necessary precautions.

 

A team consisting of the faculty with the required expertise and members of the Computer Centre is preparing the necessary infrastructure for virtual and distance education. The procedures and guidelines for using the new infrastructure will be communicated to the faculty and the students over the course of next week.

 

Plans are also being drawn up and will be announced to hold regular and/or makeup classes, according to the curricula and an extended academic calendar.

 

The working hours of the Administrative Section of the University will be from 8 in the morning until 2 pmnext week.

 

To prevent the spread of the virus, the following steps will be taken.

  • The Canteen, the Coffee Shop, the Sports Centres, the Mosque, and the student dormitories will be closed until further notice for disinfection operations.
  • The Library will be open to the faculty and the students during the above opening hours for lending purposes only.
  • Any kind of unnecessary presence and gathering should be prevented.
  • Personal utensils should preferably be used for drinking and eating. Serving food and drinks to groups should be avoided as far as possible.
  • Any decisions to continue to keep the University closed and any procedural instructions will be announced in the coming days after further reviewing the conditions.

 

Let us work together to keep ourselves and others free of coronavirus by observing personal and group hygiene.

 

May we wish God Almighty good health and prosperity for all members of the University.

 

Friday, 28 February 2020

Fri, 28 Feb 2020

Notice #2: prevention and control of the spread of coronavirus

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