COVID-19 Information  

Covid - 19

As you are aware, COVID-19 is causing disruptions to educational institutions in Australia and around the world.


Announcement : 01/09/2021

Melbourne lockdown has been extended until further notice as announced by the Victorian authorities.

EIC campus will be closed as per government guidelines and EIC team will be working from home.

If you have any COVID-19 symptoms, no matter how mild, please get tested and isolate immediately.

Please also check the list of exposure sites and act accordingly.

Consider getting vaccinated. COVID-19 vaccinations are free for everyone in Australia, including international students.

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Announcement : 27/05/2021

The Victorian government has announced a seven-day lock-down today in a bid to curb the state’s growing coronavirus outbreak. The circuit-breaker lockdown will be in place until 11:59pm on June 3.

EIC campus will be closed as per government guidelines and EIC team will be working from home.

Please refer below to know more about details about restriction in place.



26-03-2021 COVID-19
Impact and Response

As per guideline Victoria moved to further relaxed COVIDSafe Settings from 6:00pm Friday 26 March 2021. 

All office based and on-site workers can return to work to 100% capacity.

A density limit of 1 person per two square metres in shared spaces and publicly accessible areas applies for most workplaces.

It is highly recommended all workplaces use the free Victorian Government QR Service or Victorian Government Application Programming Interface linked system for record keeping.

You must always carry a face mask with you when you leave home unless you have a lawful reason not to. For more information on when face masks must be worn, see When to wear a face mask.

As restrictions ease it is important to stay safe by washing your hands regularly, coughing and sneezing into a tissue or your elbow and keeping at least 1.5 metres from others.
WorkSafe advice about face masks in work premises

The Victorian Chief Health Officer has directed that employers must take reasonable steps to ensure that employees, when working at their employer’s work premises, carry a face mask at all times and wear a face mask in settings where face masks are required, in accordance with the directions currently in force (unless an exception applies).

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18-02-2021 COVID-19
Impact and Response

We have GREAT news for all the Victorians!
Victoria’s snap “short, sharp circuit-breaker” coronavirus lockdown will END as scheduled tonight at 11:59PM.

However, please be mindful of the few restrictions which will still remain in place until any further notice.

Mask Rules
masks will remain mandatory in all indoor settings outside the home and mandatory outdoors when keeping a physical distance of 1.5 metres is not possible.

Edinburgh International College would like to ensure safety and well being of students and staff and will perform operations as per DHHS guideline.
Gathering Limits
From 11:59PM tonight until 11:59PM Friday 26th February, Victorians will only be allowed five visitors to the home, instead of the previous 15-person limit.

Adult Education
Open with no density quotient required in classroom settings.

Other Regulations
Please refer to get an insight for detailed information on regular basis regarding the do’s & don’ts of the COVID restrictions applied by the Victorian Government.

Edinburgh International College would like to ensure health safety and well being of all stakeholders and will encourage all operations as per DHHS guideline related to COVID-19 with regular updates. For more information contact on 03-9088 6578



23-03-2020 COVID-19
Impact and Response

As you are aware, COVID-19 is causing disruptions to educational institutions in Australia and around the world. The outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19) poses a major threat to the health and well-being of the global community and is a significant challenge for all. Edinburgh International College is monitoring the ongoing impact of COVID-19 and is taking appropriate action in line with advice from relevant government and health authorities. Edinburgh International College ’s Management assess the latest information and put in place procedures to protect students, employees and the organisation. Our thoughts are with students and staff who are affected directly or indirectly by COVID-19 on a personal level, through family connections or business/employment impacts.

Temporary Change of Delivery Mode to Distance Delivery due to Covid 19

During this pandemic situation, we continue to deliver our course via distance mode between March 2020 to June 2021 (Update:20/07/2020) using our google classroom learning management system. This policy may be extended after June 2021 as well with a further notice to ensure we stop Corona virus spread and students can stay home and study from home. Students will be able to contact or obtain support from Edinburgh International College by email or phone or google classroom support mode.

As you are all aware, the outbreak of Corona Virus has impacted us all and Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), the Australian Government and Government of Victoria have issued directives to deal with the pandemic. This has also impacted Edinburgh International College’s delivery plans and schedules for the upcoming academic term as the college premises remain under lock down. Edinburgh International College continues to follow the expert advice of the Australian Government, and ASQA in ensuring that students continue their studies and continue to progress in the current situation.

Impact Health and Safety at Edinburgh International College Campuses

Students visiting campuses are encouraged to sterilise their hands and be vigilant about the potential for transmission. If you or any of your immediate family or household members have recently travelled through any of the high-risk regions or have had contact with a person with suspected COVID-19, you should isolate yourself at home for 14 days. We encourage you to seek medical advice and in the interest of containing any potential risk to fellow members and staff, please do not attend any Edinburgh International College campus during this period. We encourage our students, employees and guests to practise good respiratory hygiene, inclusive of covering your mouth and nose with a tissue when coughing or sneezing, coughing into a flexed elbow, disposing of tissues and washing your hands rigorously (for at least 20 seconds) with soap or alcohol-based rubs.

We are taking several precautionary measures for Edinburgh International College staff, including improving hygiene procedures in offices and enabling procedures to avoid non-essential public meetings. Edinburgh International College is conscious of the potential for disruption to the students’ life because of COVID-19. Edinburgh International College will continue to monitor the situation and advise students of any future changes. In all our decisions, the health and well-being of students and staff will remain our priority.
All staff will follow the current training and assessment strategies and students will follow the student orientation and time to time updates from the management and trainers.