Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine Students
Updated on Sept 24th 2020 for the Teaching and Learning arrangement in Semester A 2020/21:
- From Sept 28th all practicals, field trips and tutorial classes will resume face to face on campus.
- From Sept 28th all PBL tutorials will resume face to face on campus. We have newly renovated rooms for PBL teaching.
- We are also making available a clinical skills lab space on the 6th floor of the To Yuen Building which Dr. Parkes will provide further details about in due course.
- Didactic lectures will continue by zoom except where pracs and classes are scheduled on the same day as lectures for a given course and it is more efficient for lectures to be held on campus (as decided by your Course Leaders)
If you have any questions, please contact the college office (E-mail: email@example.com / Tel: 3442 8948)
Current arrangements for inbound travellers
With effect from 0.00am on March 25, 2020:
Hong Kong residents, including students with a valid student visa and Hong Kong ID card, arriving in Hong Kong who have been to any other overseas countries or areas in the past 14 days will be subject to a 14-day compulsory quarantine.
Accommodation arrangement during the 14-day compulsory quarantine
If you do not have access to suitable accommodation and meals during the 14-day compulsory quarantine period, accommodation can be arranged for all returning BVM students.
Please contact Ms Howsie Yiu (Howsie.firstname.lastname@example.org) for further information regarding accommodation during the 14-day quarantine period.
General health advice
- Frequently Asked Questions on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
- If you feel unwell
If you experience symptoms of coronavirus, which include a fever, a cough, sore throat or shortness of breath isolate yourself from others, stay at home and consult a doctor promptly.
Young Chung Yee Health Centre Medical Clinic, Telephone number: 3442 6066
Things you can do to support yourself
- Take care of your body
- Eat healthily
- Avoid alcohol and drugs
- The WHO has published guidance on staying physically active at home
- Get plenty of sleep
- Avoid too much exposure to news
Have a break from watching, reading, or listening to news stories, including on social media.
Hearing about the pandemic repeatedly can be upsetting.
- Take breaks
Make time to do some other activities you usually enjoy. Try something new!
- Connect with others
Talk to people you trust about any concerns and how you are feeling.
- Seek help when needed
Contact your health care provider or the CityU Counselling Service: CityU Counselling Service
CityU Counselling Service
The CityU Counselling Service is available through telephone or email counselling. (This is a temporary operation to reduce the risk of the virus spreading. Face-to-face counselling will be arranged whenever appropriate.)
Please call 3442 8035 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and from 2:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. during weekdays to talk with the counsellor on duty.
Alternatively, you can also send a counselling request by leaving your contact information by email: email@example.com.
For non-office-hour counselling service on weekdays after 5:30 p.m., Saturdays, Sundays, and public holidays, please call 5117 7807.
More information: CityU Counselling Service
In emergency situations, staff and students who need assistance should call the CityU 24-hour emergency hotline: 3442 8888.
Non-local students or students who are currently overseas can contact the Global Engagement Office (GEO) (firstname.lastname@example.org) for enquiries.
Please also pay attention to the latest updates from the Emergency Response Unit (ERU):
Latest news and announcement about Covid-19 from the Hong Kong government: