Confucius Institute


Updates on COVID-19

COVID-19 Precautionary Measures for CI-NTU Trainees and Students

NTU is monitoring the CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019 (CONVID-19) situation closely.
With the DORSCON Orange status, scheduled courses arranged by CI-NTU will still proceed (unless otherwise notified) with the following measures taken:

a)Preliminary Screening

All visitors to be advised not to visit the Institute if:
  • They are required and have yet to complete the Quarantine Order (QO), 14-day Stay-Home Notice (SHN) or Leave of Absence (LOA);
  • They have mild flu-like symptoms like cough, runny nose, sore throat and fever (37.5 degrees Celsius and above).

b)Temperature Screening

  • Please ensure that you have taken temperature at the Executive Centre Lobby, Level 1 and given a sticker before proceeding to the class. Please have the sticker displayed prominently on your shirt/blouse.

    Temperature Screening Station Operating Hours:
    Shift 1: 8.00am – 10.30am (Mon-Sat)
    Shift 2: 4.30pm – 7.30pm (Mon-Fri)

  • Those who arrive after 7:30pm will have to proceed to the Fire Command Centre (FCC) at Level 1.
  • Please note that from 10.30am – 4.30pm, CI-NTU will take temperature for visitors at its Level 8 Reception Counter.
  • If you have mild flu-like symptoms like cough, runny nose, sore throat and fever (37.5 degrees Celsius and above), you will be advised to seek medical attention and rest at home. Please note that if you display such symptoms at campus, you will be asked to leave immediately regardless if you have a mask on, and will be advised to see a doctor immediately.
  • Students who missed a class due to normal Medical Certificate (MC) or the LOA/SHN, it is still per status quo, being considered as normal absence.

c)Travel Declaration Form

  • All Trainees and Students are required to complete a mandatory Travel Declaration Form prior to attending their course. This applies to both official and personal trips.
  • Should your travel plans change or have plans to travel in the next few months after this declaration has been made, please email to update us.

d)Increased Cleaning Frequency

Classrooms have windows opened, and being cleaned and sanitised before and end of each lesson.
Meanwhile, it is important for everyone to continue to maintain good personal hygiene and follow the Government’s and University’s precautionary measures, for your own health and safety, as well as that of our community. Please see a doctor and stay at home if you are feeling unwell.

For the latest information and updates on the COVID-19 situation, please visit the Ministry of Health and Ministry of Education websites. You may also wish to refer to the advisories from CI-NTU below:

Date Title
19 May 2020 Precautionary measures ahead of 1 June 2020
4 Apr 2020 Apr 4_Advisory on Additional Physical Distancing Measures
2 Ap2 2020 Apr 2_Advisory on CET Programmes
2 Apr 2020 Apr 2_Deferring Overseas Travel (For Teachers and Students)
25 Mar 2020 Tighter Measures to Minimise Further Spread of COVID-19
20 Mar 2020 Advisory on Overseas Travel (Updated)
19 Mar 2020 Advisory on Overseas Travel from March to July 2020
5 Mar 2020 Updated Advisories on Travel Declaration and Temperature Screening (For Teachers and Students)
21 Feb 2020 Advisory on Contact with Confirmed or Suspected COVID-19 Case
28 Jan 2020 Updated Travel and Health Advisory for all Faculty, Staff and Students