COVID-19 Update

TO ALL NAHB STAFF AND STUDENTS

NAHB closed as of Friday the 20th of March, 2020, to ensure safety of all staff and students. 

Current students will be informed via their email address of any changes. They may also receive notifications by SMS and through the facebook and Instagram sites.
Information and advice will also be kept up to date on government and news websites.

It will be important that in the coming days you inform yourselves of the situation at hand to protect “self” and others in the community. 

Our return to school is currently the 14th of April and if changes are needed to be made, we will inform you via email on the tasks that will be required of you. 

Information for international students.

Where a student requires additional time to complete their studies (beyond their visa expiry date) they will:

  • need to apply for a new student visa and
  • will require a new Confirmation of Enrolment.

Extension

Student visas can’t be extended. The student will need to apply for a new visa that meets their current needs.

There are Restrictions in force and more will be given. Listen to these daily. 

  • Australian Government travel restrictions
  • any state or federal health restrictions that may affect you.
  • No classes until further notice for any campus in Victoria.

COVID-19   Protect yourself and others around you.

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Good hygiene includes:

  • covering your coughs and sneezes with your elbow or a tissue
  • disposing of tissues properly
  • washing your hands often with soap and water, including before and after eating and after going to the toilet
  • using soap and water or alcohol-based hand sanitisers
  • cleaning and disinfecting surfaces
  • if you are sick, avoiding contact with others and staying more than 1.5 metres away from people
  • cleaning and sanitising frequently used objects such as mobiles, keys and wallets
  • If you have fever, cough and difficulty breathing, seek medical care early
  • Stay home if you feel unwell. If you have a fever, cough and difficulty breathing, seek medical attention and call in advance. Follow the directions of your local health authority.
  • Why? National and local authorities will have the most up to date information on the situation in your area. Calling in advance will allow your health care provider to quickly direct you to the right health facility. This will also protect you and help prevent spread of viruses and other infections. 

If you need any assistance with meals being provided email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. due to being ill or not being able to leave the home. 

We are here to help where we can. 

Wishing you all the best over this break and hope to see you back at NAHB as soon as possible. 

 

Yolanda Merrey  |  CEO