The health and well-being of staff and students is a priority of all 7 IUA member universities.
Universities are fully adopting the national advice from the HSE and HSE Public Health Outbreak Control Team.
Please use the links below for the most up to date information for staff and students from the government and our universities.
20th March: HSE Resources Translated into 9 languages
The HSE is providing regularly updated health advice for the education sector nationally in relation to the COVID – 19 Coronavirus health emergency. They provide regular updates here.
The Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HSPC) website, contains specific updated information and guidance relating to educational settings.
The Department of Education is also providing regular updates to the universities. Information on advice already sent can be found on their website.
Daily general updates from the Department of Health are available here.
There are travel restrictions in place. Information on affected regions from the Department of Foreign Affairs can be found here.
For specific information, updates and FAQs relating to individual universities use the following links:
Dublin City University – DCU Updates
Maynooth University – MU Advice & Guidance
NUI Galway – NUI Galway Updates
Trinity College Dublin – TCD Updates & FAQs
University College Cork – UCC FAQs
University College Dublin – UCD Updates
16th March IUA THEA Statement:
Presidents of Irish Universities, Institutes of Technology and Higher Education Colleges contact up to 250,000 students to reinforce the critical importance of social distancing.
11th March IUA Statement:
Universities Coordinate Contingency Planning for Dealing with Spread of Coronavirus