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Bournemouth Uni cancels all classes because of COVID-19

They will be suspended until the 27th of April

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Bournemouth University has cancelled all face-to-face teaching because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

In ana email sent to students today, the University CEO said all face-to-face teaching would be suspended from the 23rd of March.

The suspension will last “until at least 27 April”, when students are due to return from the Easter break.

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In addition to this, the university is cancelling all international and U.K. field trips and all on-campus events will be postponed until at least 1st May and rescheduled where possible.

The new information follows an email sent by Chief Operations Officer on Sunday night, which said: “We are monitoring developments and advice relating to the coronavirus outbreak closely, and are ready to act quickly if we need to”.

The full email reads: “In support of the ‘delay’ phase of Government’s current plan, and the increased concern amongst the university community, some teaching has commenced online and we have decided that from 23 March all face to face teaching will be suspended until at least 27 April when we are due to return from the Easter break.”