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Coronavirus - Latest Update

05 May 2020

The health and safety of staff and students is our highest priority. We are closely monitoring the situation with coronavirus (COVID-19) and consulting with local authorities and health officials on a regular basis. We are making preparations to develop robust continuity plans to deliver alternative teaching solutions across our locations. We will continue to monitor the situation and take precautionary measures around staff and student safety accordingly. We will communicate updates regularly and encourage everyone to remain vigilant and observe their health carefully during this time

We are making regular updates to this section to give you the latest information on each campus.

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New York

Our campus in New York has temporarily closed, this includes library access. Our higher education students have started term three on Monday 6 April with remote teaching of lectures and tutorials. The short courses offered throughout April to June have now been transitioned to online courses delivered from our virtual classroom. All academic events are currently under review and new plans will be communicated in due course.

London

Our campus in London has temporarily closed, including library access. Our higher education students have returned for the third term on Monday 20 April with remote teaching of lectures and tutorials. The short courses offered throughout April to June have now been transitioned to online courses delivered from our virtual classroom. The events planned for The Young Collectors Club in April will be running remotely and members will receive communication updates. All academic events are currently under review and new plans will be communicated in due course.

Hong Kong

Our campus in Hong Kong is operating however the on-location short courses have been postponed to Summer. A new weekly virtual programme has launched on building collections with the first series focusing on the arts of China. The next series will be focused on Old Masters and available in Mandarin.

Online

We have a diverse range of online courses that are flexibly designed to be accessible from any location. The next series of tutor-led courses start on 21 July and registration is open. We also offer a number of online courses that have a self-directed study option for those seeking immediate study. These courses are available now for registration with the option to study the next day.

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We will communicate any updates directly with our staff and students, as well as on our website. Please continue to regularly check this section for the latest developments across our locations.

Government Advice

For up-to-date information in the UK please visit the UK Government website

For up-to-date-information in the US please visit NYC Department of Health website

For up-to-date-information in Hong Kong please visit the Department of Health website