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💡 Coming back to campus? You need to know these guidelines

We need everyone to play their part in keeping our campus safe. We have put together University-wide guidelines to ensure our return to campus is COVID-Safe.

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👀 Your Checklist for returning to campus

☑️ Concerned about hygiene and social distancing? Get up to scratch on our COVID-Safe University Guidelines.

☑️ Unsure about the latest protocols about teaching, research or administration? Read the latest protocols.

☑️ Can I come back to the ACT? Read our travel advice.

☑️ Plan to park on campus? Check the latest parking updates.

☑️ Have questions about changes to your office or lab? Contact your local area.

☑️ Bringing your own lunch? Bring your own utensils too.

☑️ Looking for support services or someone to talk to? There are various support services that we encourage you to approach.

☑️ Have ANU equipment at home? Check if you need to return your equipment to campus considering ITS’ latest advice.

☑️ Unsure if your favourite coffee haunt is open? You can check the opening hours of your favourite shops and cafe.

☑️ Interested in going to the gym? Check the latest advice on sport and recreation on campus.

☑️ Know someone who would benefit from resources in a second language? Encourage them to read these multilingual COVID-19 resources.

❌⚠️If you are sick, do not come to campus⚠️❌


🌳 Campus updates

On campus smoking fully phased out

From 27 July, Designated Outdoor Smoking Areas on University Avenue/Kambri and the Fulton Muir precincts will be removed.

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Respectful Relationships Forum

We are bringing together students, staff and practitioners to discuss the University’s progress on implementing the Sexual Violence Prevention Strategy.

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See you at Foundation Day

At Foundation Day, the Vice-Chancellor will outline his vision for the University's role in the future of our country, our region, and our world. Join us on 3 August.

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Staff Consultation sessions with CLT Education Designers

Do you want help with your Semester 2 teaching set up? Book a consultation session to talk with an experienced Education Designer. They can help with using Zoom to ensure your Semester 2 is as trouble-free as possible.

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🚀 Tech News

A new Coffee Course is available discussing Multi-Mode Teaching. The course explores delivering effective multi-mode or hybrid courses that retain the best of both worlds for online and on-campus learning. This course will run from Wednesday 29 July to Friday 31 July 2020 and is targeted at ANU academics.

If you are returning to campus, there is a compulsory form on HORUS you need to read and fill out.

Our old Virtual Private Network (VPN), Cisco AnyConnect, has been decommissioned. All staff and students should transition to Global Protect.

Zoom recently patched a vulnerability with its client that could impact those running Windows 7 or older machines. This vulnerability is already mitigated by ANU AARNET version of Zoom however it is essential that you run the update if you are on Windows 7.

CLT recently ran a teaching intensive day in CECS. Watch this wrap-up video discussing how ANU Educators have been engaging their students.


🎉 You don’t want to miss these events

On 4 June 2019, the Australian Federal Police raided the home of Walkley award-winning journalist Annika Smethurst, changing her life forever. Join Annika Smethurst in conversation with Mark Kenny.

The Canberra Writers Festival 2020 program  is now live, including guest starring writers like Elizabeth Gilbert and Gloria Steinem.

Where I Stand is a stirring photographic exhibition from six iconic Australian artists. Presented by Kambri at ANU and aMBUSH Gallery, these 24 intensely personal works take viewers into realms of transformation, rebirth, identity, history, nature, connection and the Dreamtime.

Missed our virtual event featuring Julia Gillard and Quentin Bryce? Watch on demand.

Introducing Canberra’s very own Satellite Selfie. Get your college, business or family and friends to go outside and create large designs, flags or logos on the ground that are big enough to be seen from space. Between Aug 17-21 a satellite will be flying over Canberra to capture a bird’s eye view of your creations.


💖 Wholesome news

The Australian National University has been awarded the 2020 Supportive Employer Special Commendation by the NSW Rural Fire Service.

The ANU Women’s Alumni Network has developed a series of videos exploring self-care during the pandemic. Watch them now!

Members of the ANU community have been going above and beyond during COVID-19. Read about what the Operations, IT and WH&S teams at the ANU Medical School have been doing to keep us running through COVID-19.

Need a new book? Check out Morrison’s Miracle at ANU Press – Australia’s first open-access university press. This book provides a comprehensive account of the 2019 Australian election and the Coalition’s surprise victory.

Dr Virginia Marshall has been named as a finalist in the “Academic of the Year” category in the Lawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards for 2020.


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