Covid-19

General Guidance

Our campus is safe and secure in relation to Covid-19. This includes implementing campus flow strategies, cleaning, sanitation points, signage and screening. It is imperative that all students adhere to government guidance and college requirements should you be studying on campus or attending campus:

  • Do not attend face-to-face enrollment sessions if you have symptoms or are self-isolating. Please ensure that you complete the admission process and contact admissions@freshart.ac.cy to advise that you need to enroll remotely so that we can confirm your enrollment. Please only attend a face-to-face session once your isolation has finished.
  • Do not attend face-to-face teaching sessions if you have symptoms or are self-isolating. Please contact your programme leader to discuss how you can engage with your studies during this time.
  • If you have symptoms or are self-isolating then please do not attend campus (e.g. to attend the library, use facilities) until your self-isolation has finished.

The global pandemic is causing challenges for us all. Here at the Freshart College, we aim to keep you updated with all news in this fast moving environment. Below are the answers to some frequently asked questions about coming to study with us.

How will social distancing be maintained? Furniture has been reduced and stickers on floors and furniture indicate social distancing, including in communal spaces.

Will sanitiser be provided?  Yes. All students, staff and visitors will need to use the hand sanitiser on entering the building.

HEALTH PROTOCOL FOR THE OPERATION OF HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS ACADEMIC YEAR 2021-2022

According to the Health Protocol for Higher Education Institutions, for the academic year 2021-2022, which was updated in collaboration with the Ministry of Health, all employees, students and visitors must follow the below measures:

For the entry of students, employees and visitors to the Institutions Higher Education (IHE), aged 12 and over, is required to presentation of Safe Pass.

According to the instructions on Infection (Definition of Measures to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus COVID-19) Decrees, as well as those referred to therein guidelines of the Ministry of Health, should be provided one of the following:
• Vaccination certificate for COVID-19 disease, at least with a dose and given that three weeks have elapsed since date of vaccination.
• Certificate of recovery from COVID-19 and meaning not a period of six months has elapsed from the date of its sampling their initial positive diagnosis.
• Negative laboratory test by PCR or rapid detection test antigen for COVID-19 disease with sampling carried out within 72 hours.
• Digital Certificate COVID-19 of the European Union (EU Digital Covid Certificate) only in cases where the certificate relates to vaccination for COVID-19 disease or recovery from the disease of COVID-19.

 

For more information and update regarding the guidelines of Cyprus Ministry of Health, you can find here.