We’ve done it before, and we can do it again
On Monday the 7th of December, the Prime Minister announced that pupils and students in schools and educational institutions in 38 selected municipalities will be sent home from 9th of December. This means that all Danish courses in Copenhagen, Greve, Farsø, Ringkøbing-Skjern, Aarhus and Mileparken is transitioning to online teaching from 9th of December til 7th of February.
Your teacher will contact you and help you get started.
Exams and tests will continue as physical attendance. You can see how we handle tests and exams in the FAQ below.
Feel safe at UCplus
UCplus ensures that all safety conditions are complied with, so it is safe and secure for all course participants to participate in courses at UCplus. This includes, among other things:
- It is required to wear face masks/visor at our schools except when sitting down and receiving teaching
- We disinfect all tables and surfaces after each teaching session
- Postponed breaks to avoid many people gathering
- Parts of the teaching is carried out online
- Ventilation and disinfection
- Students are instructed of the measures to prevent the spread of infection at the school.
If you as a student have questions in connection with your start-up or in relation to extra initiatives and instructions, you are always welcome to contact your teacher or the local head of language center. We have also made an overview of frequently asked questions in relation to COVID-19 below.
What special precautions apply to UCplus?
At UCplus, we follow all the Danish Health Authority’s guidelines for adult and youth education, including
- Requirement to wear a face mask / visor when moving around in common areas.
- Cleaning the school twice a day
- Spraying of keyboards and computer after use
- All staff are trained and instructed in extra precautions
Students are instructed of the measures to prevent the spread of infection at the school.
I have been diagnosed - what should I do?
It is important that you contact UCplus as soon as possible. In collaboration with UCplus, your close contacts at the education sites are identified. UCplus informs the identified close contacts.
Illness is reported to your teacher.
Close contacts are sent home until a negative test can be shown. Close contacts must be tested twice – in case of suspicion and again two days after a negative test.
I have symptoms or someone close to me has been diagnosed - what should I do?
If there are people in your home who have been diagnosed with COVID-19, you must stay at home until you can show a negative covid-19 test. You can then participate in teaching again. Another test should be performed two days after the first test, even if this is negative.
How does UCplus handle a diagnosed student?
UCplus follows the Danish Health authority’s recommendations for managing infection among students in youth and adult education.
This means that infected students are sent home and identify close contacts at the place of education. In collaboration with UCplus, close contacts are informed. Identified close contacts follow the program for close contacts with repatriation and two tests (cf. the Danish Health authority’s Infection Detection of Close Contacts).
Close contact is sent home until a negative test can be shown. Close contacts must be tested twice – in case of suspicion and again two days after a negative test.
Does UCplus hand out face masks / visors?
It is the students’ own responsibility to bring a face mask / visor. If a student cannot afford to buy a face mask / visor, he or she can contact Borgerservice, where you can be given a free face mask.
Where should face masks / visors be worn?
Face masks / visors must be worn on all common areas. There is no requirement for wearing a face mask / visor when receiving teaching.
Can I be excused from wearing face mask / visor?
If a student cannot wear a face mask due to health conditions, he or she can contact the local management and be given a visor. No dispensation can be granted for the requirement for protective equipment on common areas.
How do I arrive and take part in tests and exams?
You must arrive with a face mask / visor well in advance (10 minutes).
You have to disinfect your hands.
You must keep a good distance from fellow students and teachers.
The teacher has a visor on or sits behind a plexiglass screen.
When you have finished your exam, leave the school, and enjoy you have finished test / exam – out in the fresh air.