The University of Sydney said it is considering a range of options to mitigate risks.
“These include provisions for increased cleaning and sanitiser stations, use of masks, online teaching and meetings, flexibility and support for staff and students, cancellation of larger events, daily monitoring of our community and more – depending on how the situation ultimately unfolds,” a university spokeswoman said.
ultimately unfolds 最终发展
cancellation of larger events取消大型活动 cancellation取消
“We will continue to adhere to the advice of health authorities, and take any further required actions as directed by NSW Health. The safety and wellbeing of our community is our highest priority.”
We will continue to adhere 我们将会继续采取
any further required 任何进一步的措施
Another university said online learning would be restricted because not all faculties could maintain the same level of quality without face-to-face teaching.
A Western Sydney University spokesman said: “Above all else, this is a public health issue, and we are following the advice of the Chief Medical Officer, and Commonwealth and State authorities.”
Above all else
Australian Catholic University said it was considering a number of options in the event of an outbreak including flexibility around class and exam timetabling and online course delivery.
a number of 多种
Universities Australia chief executive Catriona Jackson said each university would have developed its own approach with measures and actions “appropriate for its unique circumstances”.
appropriate for its unique circumstances 适合其独特情况
A TAFE NSW spokesman said it would look at changes to the delivery of courses “in the event of extended disruption to operations” as a result of the coronavirus.