Coronavirus Updates Les Roches Marbella campus
13th March 2020

Task force: Dedicated team in place on campus since the beginning of the Coronavirus epidemic:

  • Monitoring daily the situation and current developments with the support of public health
    experts within our partner International SOS, the global leader in the control of health risks
    and security worldwide
  • Taking the appropriate measures, including in application of new recommendations from
    WHO, Spanish health authorities and national authorities in which our campuses our
    located.

 

Hygiene and health on Campus: Reinforced hygiene and health precaution and controls for
students, staff and faculty:

  • Awareness campaigns implemented to recall the precautionary measures that can protect
    individual and the community in the best way
  • Alcohol-based hand sanitizers and surgical masks at disposal on Campus. The usage of masks
    has different interpretations among nations, specialists and cultures. It is accepted on
    Campus.
  • Protocol in place in case of suspicion ensuring process from the authorities is followed and
    ensuring students are receiving proper care. It has already been activated with negative
    conclusions.
  • Hotline available 24/24 and 7/7 in case of fever or other suspicious symptoms.
  • Reinforced hygiene protocol in all our catering outlets
  • All students requested to immediately notify the campus medical staff in the event they

have symptoms

  • From Thursday 5 March 2020, as an additional precautionary measure, we are implementing
    mandatory hand sanitising for all our community when entering our School buildings and

Food and Beverage outlets

  • We actively encourage, as recommended by the medical experts, to wash your hands
    frequently with soap and water, specifically after using the washroom, before and after
    eating your meals, and when returning to your bedroom, etc.

Cleaning process

  • Our Housekeeping team have increased the cleaning across all our campuses, with particular
    attention to detail in public areas of high volume and usage
  • Additional cleaning supplies in accommodation buildings to undertake any additional
    cleaning in personal rooms

Protocol upon arrival on campus

  •  All students, faculty, staff and visitors regardless of nationality and origin are seen upon
    arrival with a health questionnaire and temperature check
  • Any student showing symptoms and coming from an affected area is going through the
    protocol to handle suspicious case
  • Any faculty, staff or visitors showing symptoms and coming from an affected area are
    refused access to campus
  • Acceptance of students coming from Wuhan City and Hubei province differed. Students from
    this region or who have recently travelled to this region have been asked not to travel to
    campus until the official advice changes

Travel

  • All student, faculty and staff are asked to suspend all travel to affected areas until further
    notice
  • All students are also asked to limit non-essential travel and to consider carefully whether any
    travel outside of Spain is a necessity
  • For students who have study trips as part of their programme: those field trips outside of
    Spain will be postponed and rearranged to a later date or alternative location, they received
    direct communications from their program managers

Events

  • All large events on Campus involving external guests have been postponed as of March 5th
    until the end of March
  • Events will be either rescheduled or the format will be changed to allow individual visits
    under our strict health and security protocol.
  • All on-campus curricular and extra-curricular activities on campus are maintained as
    timetabled
  • We will continue to reassess according to latest developments

Internship

  • For students who had internships or semester abroad in affected areas, alternatives were
    proposed to ensure continued academic journey

Coronavirus Information Point

  • The Student Services Area is available for any question or any update required on the Coronavirus developments

Communications

  • Regular update to students and staff sent by email
  • Students are strongly advised to keep parents and sponsors informeddedicated internet page has been created to inform the larger campus community
  • Websites of reference for international and national situation updates:

https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019
https://www.mscbs.gob.es/en/profesionales/saludPublica/ccayes/alertasActual/nCovChina/areas.html

Further Inquiry

Please be assured of our support and dedication during this challenging time and do not hesitate to
reach us for any further inquiry at: welfareinfo@lesroches.es