Students all over the world have been impacted by the outbreak of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
With students struggling to figure out their options, universities have been charged with the task not only of providing their students with the right information but making fundamental shifts in recruitment strategy, working style, and how to make the right decisions for the good of their students and the good of their institutions.
At educations.com, we recognize the upheaval that many higher learning institutions are facing and we’re here to help. Use this list to direct your students and staff to appropriate and authoritative information about COVID-19, discover tools to begin the process of digitalizing individual courses or degree programs, and uncover effective strategies for remote working to keep your team operating at maximum capacity during periods of isolation.
We have divided this resource list into four sections:
Helpful Resources for Your Students
Questions surrounding student visas, work permits, and immigration are at the top of every international student’s mind at any time, especially during crises. Follow your government’s directives on immigration questions. Many national governments’ immigration authorities are continuously updating their websites in relation to COVID-19. Use the links below to get more information for your institution, for international students wondering what their governments are saying about the crisis, or find out how to contact immigration authorities from around the world.
|United States of America|
Central & South America, Caribbean Islands
|Chile||Trinidad and Tobago|
|Japan||United Arab Emirates|
Prepare Students To Study Remotely
Understanding Travel Restrictions
For Potential Students Taking TOEFL & IELTS Tests
Resources for Universities & IHEs
Digitizing Courses: Advice and Helpful Tools
International Student Recruitment
General Business Resources
Managing Remote Work
Health Resources For Students & Staff
The WHO is a specialized agency within the United Nations, concerned with world public health. As the main international health organization tackling the spread of COVID-19, look to the WHO to get the latest updated information that could impact your business, including:
The Center for Disease Control is the primary health protection agency in the United States, under the Department of Health and Human Services. They keep an updated map of the spread of COVID-19 across the U.S., track the latest directives being given from the White House, and provide updated resources for:
Businesses and employers: how to plan, prepare and respond to COVID-19;
Individuals in high-risk groups: how to best protect yourself from the spread of the virus;
Families: how to prepare for COVID-19 if you have children; and
Communities: including resources for schools and childcare services, colleges and universities, faith-based organizations, homeless shelters, first responders & law enforcement and more.
Johns Hopkins experts in global public health, infectious disease, and emergency preparedness have been at the forefront of the international response to COVID-19. Amongst the free health resources they offer, you can find:
Daily situation reports: Get the latest news from public health experts on the status of COVID-19 in the U.S. and around the world.
Access to the Public Health On Call podcast: Discover science and evidence-based insights on the public health news of the day focused on the spread of COVID-19.
Learn more about social distancing: Specific techniques to follow the advice of the CDC on how to curb the spread of the virus through self-isolation and social distancing.
The COVID-19 global case tracker: In an effort to provide you with the most up-to-date information the COVID-19 Global Case Tracker is updated frequently.