COVID-19 Measures and School Status

The safety of our students is our top priority, here is all the information you need to plan your next experience abroad

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Updated:  29 July 2021

The following flexible booking Terms and Conditions to support students during the crisis are valid until the  30th  of September 2021: view flexible T&Cs 

All Eurocentres Schools have reopened and resumed face to face teaching

UK, France, Cyprus and South Africa Schools

  • Eurocentres London, Cambridge, Bournemouth, Brighton, and Liverpool
  • Eurocentres Paris
  • Eurocentres Cyprus
  • Eurocentres Cape Town

Health and Travel Situation (by Country)

United Kingdom

The UK government regularly update the COVID-19 guidelines on its website (click here), on which you will find the below information:
The UK works on a traffic light system (green, amber, and red). For a list of rules for each country and territory (click here)

All arrivals regardless of category are required to complete a passenger locator form.

All arrivals from green countries and territories will be required to:

  1. Take a COVID 19 test within 72 hours of departure
  2. Book and take a COVID 19 test on or before day 2 after you arrive day 2 COVID-19 test 

All arrivals from amber countries and territories will be required to:

  1. Take a COVID 19 test within 72 hours of departure
  2. Self isolate in a nominated address for 10 full days
  3. Book and take COVID 19 test on day 2 and day 8 of quarantine period

If you are travelling from the EU and have been fully vaccinated with a vaccine approved by the EU or US, you will not be required to self isolate from 04.00 on 2 August 2021. Travellers will still be required to take a Covid test pre-departure and a PCR test on the second day after arrival

All arrivals from red countries and territories will be required to:

  1. COVID 19 test within 72 hours of departure
  2. Quarantine in a managed hotel for 10 full days
  3. Book and take COVID 19 test on day 2 and day 8 of quarantine period

If you have visited or passed through a country on the banned travel list Red List, in the 10 days before your arrival, you will not be able to enter the United Kingdom unless you are a British national.

France

The French government regularly update the COVID-19 guidelines on its website (click here), on which you will find the below information: 

  • The list of countries allowed to travel to France without self-isolation: consult the list
  • Coronavirus advice for foreign nationals in France including the situation of international students: here
  • Coronavirus testing help and guidance
  • Commuting in France
  • Residence permits and visa information
  • And everything students need to know about the virus situation in France

Cyprus

The Cyprus government regularly update the COVID-19 guidelines on its website (click here), on which you will find the below information:

  • The list of countries allowed to travel to Cyprus without self-isolation: consult the list
  • Coronavirus advice for foreign nationals in Cyprus including the situation of international students
  • Coronavirus testing help and guidance
  • Commuting in Cyprus
  • Residence permits and visa information
  • And everything students need to know about the virus situation in Cyprus

South Africa

The South African government regularly update the COVID-19 guidelines on its website (click here), on which you will find the below information:

  • The list of countries allowed to travel to South Africa without self-isolation: consult the list
  • Coronavirus advice for foreign nationals in South Africa including the situation of international students
  • Coronavirus testing help and guidance
  • Commuting in South Africa
  • Residence permits and visa information
  • And everything students need to know about the virus situation in South Africa

Are we still offering Eurocentres Online English and French?

  • We are offering our exciting new Eurocentres Online products for our students. See our website for details: www.eurocentres.com/online

Are we still offering IELTS/OET exams in the UK?

  • IELTS and OET exams are available in London and Cambridge book here

Health Measure

As we take the safety of our students and staff very seriously, our plan is driven by the reassurance that we can provide a safe and enjoyable experience in each school. The safety measures include:

  • Covid-19 risk assessments
  • Limitation of class sizes with social distancing measures still in place
  • We encourage good hygiene by:
    • Displaying notices reminding everyone to wash hands regularly
    • Provide hand sanitiser
    • Requiring our staff and students to wear face masks whilst in school
    • Frequently testing in our schools
    • Providing hand-drying facilities
    • Providing clear guidelines for use of toilet facilities (ie. number of people who can use them at once)
  • Non-essential staff are being asked to work from home, and visitors will be kept to a minimum (appointment-only)
  • We are encouraging everyone to still keep 2m apart when possible, by:
    • Displaying notices reminding people to keep 2m apart
    • Arranging one-way traffic through the school where possible
  • Where we cannot keep 2m apart, we are managing the contamination risk by:
    • Considering whether an activity needs to continue for the business to operate
    • Keeping the activity time involved as short as possible
    • Using screens or barriers to separate people from each other where possible
  • Timetables
    • Timetables may still be staggered, and schedules are subject change
    • Students will be informed of their timetable before arrival
  • Activities
    • Schools will be running and maintaining a social programme that includes activities in the school, afternoon visits to attractions and day trips to other cities.
    • For your safety, risk assessments will be completed for every social activity to ensure we can guarantee a safe environment.

Do you have any more questions?

If you have any more questions regarding our refund policy or need more guidance with regards to the Coronavirus situation, feel free to get in touch with us and we will try to answer all your queries.

This is an unprecedented event that is constantly evolving and affects everyone around the world. We will be constantly monitoring the situation to provide you with the most up-to-date information as possible. 

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