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Keeping the Middlesex University Dubai Community Safe Together: January 2021 Semester

 

Declaration to Join/Return to Campus

Travelled from Overseas

All students who have travelled or who are joining from overseas must complete the below steps:

  • Declaration

Complete the Dubai Health Authority Declaration Form here: 
https://www.dha.gov.ae/en/  (please note: for the DHA Travel Declaration form in the second field please use: hso@mdx.ac.ae as the school email ID).

  • PCR Test

All students who have returned from travel overseas require a negative PCR test with a 48-hour validity, in order to resume learning at the University. 

Tests taken overseas will not be valid. Re-testing is required upon reaching Dubai and results must be within 48 hours before joining campus. 

All Students should send a copy of their negative PCR test to HSO@mdx.ac.ae and await a confirmation email of your Approval to Join/Return to Campus 

  • Safety Measures

All students must adhere strictly to the following safety measures to reduce the risk of the transmission of COVID-19.

  1. Please ensure that you wear your mask properly (cover nose and mouth) 

  2. Practice 2-metre social distancing 

  3. Maintain good hygiene through the regular washing/sanitising of your hands while on campus. 

  4. Stay at home if you are unwell and show any symptoms of COVID-19 or other flu-like symptoms. These include: fever (above 37.5), shortness of breath, sore throat, dry cough, blocked nose, headache, soreness, loss of smell/taste, fatigue, diarrhea, skin rash.  
    PLEASE NOTE:
     Some patients may experience one or more symptoms, not necessarily all the symptoms. Some others may not show any symptoms.  

  5. You must email the Health & Safety Officer if you are staying at home if you are not feeling well. Please contact them via: HSO@MDX.AC.AE

  6. You must start your quarantine immediately after you become aware that you were in close contact of someone who has tested positive, even if your PCR test is negative and even if you don’t have any symptoms. You must also immediately email the Health & Safety Officer at: HSO@MDX.AC.AE

  7. Do not come to campus if you have been in close contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19, or has symptoms. This is to avoid exposing yourself and others to a high-risk of transmission of the virus.

  8. If you become aware that you have tested positive for COVID-19, you must immediately inform the Health & Safety Officer at: HSO@MDX.AC.AE

  9. It is crucial that you inform the Health and Safety Officer if you show symptoms or you have been in close contact with someone who shows symptoms, in order to protect the health and safety of everyone on campus. 

  10. If you notice any safety risk or feel that a fellow student is showing symptoms, please contact the Health & Safety Officer. 

  11. If you have travelled, please ensure that you fill in the travel declaration forms on the Middlesex University Dubai website here: www.mdx.ac.ae/welcoming-students-to-campus/travel-declaration (see section above)

  12. Please note: When you return from a travel you must provide a valid negative PCR test result to the Health & Safety Officer prior to coming to campus. The test must be done in Dubai within 48 hours of your return to campus. (see section above)

  13. Disclosure of information relating to your health is strictly confidential. Middlesex University Dubai will not share any of this information within our community. Any information collected will only be shared with the Dubai Health Authority and/or KHDA for safety precautions only.

  14. Any students experiencing harassment, bullying or any inappropriate behaviour from their peers due to COVID-19 must report this in a formal email to the Health & Safety Officer. 

  15. Any students who fail to adhere to the above measures will be asked to switch their mode of study to Distance Learning (100% online) for the duration of the academic year and will not be allowed on campus. 

If you have any questions or related queries, please do not hesitate to contact the Health & Safety Officer at: HSO@MDX.AC.AE

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