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Bournemouth University Covid-19 Statement: Thursday 6 August 2020

Dear student,

Now that Lansdowne and Talbot campuses are open for staff to begin to return safely, we are working with the faculties and Doctoral College to support those of you who are postgraduate taught students and researchers to also be able to return. We will be providing further details shortly.

The Major Incident Group (MIG) is focused on finalising the operational plans for our student-facing services for all of you from September. This is a complex operation with many different elements to consider. From the libraries, open access centres and student service teams to music, art and SportBU, we are working towards providing as full a campus experience as possible for you next semester, while complying with physical distancing measures on site. We hope to share further details with you next week.

All our teams are very much looking forward to welcoming you back to campus. In the meantime, to help you prepare for the new academic year, the online learning toolkit in Brightspace offers a wide range of advice and information, including areas such as critical thinking, collaborative resources, wellbeing support and career guidance from MyCareerHub. There is also a link to LinkedIn Learning, which is now available to you. With over 13,000 courses, including financial literacy, social media, drawing and music theory, this is a valuable resource to develop your existing skills or discover new ones.

I wish you all the best for the sunny weekend ahead and we will be in touch again with you next week.

Best wishes,

Stuart Laird
Director of Estates