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Laurea University of Applied Sciences switches immediately to remote work

Due to potential corona virus exposures revealed over the weekend, Laurea's students and staff are moving on to remote work.

Students examining study materials from a tablet.

The decision is based on suspected exposures during last week, the extent of which are presently unknown. To protect students, staff and other members of the Laurea community, Laurea will close all campuses for the time being. We are moving teaching online or through other means.

We have already prepared for the transition to remote work to minimise risks and protect our community. We are accelerating the transition due to increased risk. The security of our students, staff and the rest of the community is paramount in this situation.

Laurea will organize an internal online press conference for its staff on 16.3. at 3:30 p.m.

More information on how Laurea prepares for the situation.

Check out THL's pages for further information. You will find up-to-date information on corona virus symptoms and instructions on how to protect yourself from the virus. Also, check out the homepages and guidelines of your local authorities relating to suspected corona virus infections.

There is a nationwide free helpline for callers on questions related to the corona virus at 0295 535 535 (Finland). This service provides general information on the corona virus. Please note, however, that the service is not a health advice line. The service is available in Finnish, Swedish and English and is open on weekdays from 08:00 to 21:00 and on Saturdays from 09:00 to 15:00.


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