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COVID-19 UCG Information

The United Colleges Group are actively working to ensure a safe environment for our students, staff and visitors. The SLT have setup a task group which is meeting regularly to monitor the situation and assess the guidance provided by Public Health England and the Department for Education

Student concerns or concerns about students: 

  • Angela Jackson: Willesden, Wembley and Kings Cross campuses
  • James Wilson: Paddington Green and Maida Vale campuses

Staff concerns:

Latest news

Wednesday 6th January 2021 - EXAMS SUSPENDED

The College has confirmed that all Jan/ Feb BTEC exams are SUSPENDED.  Your result will be determined or based on an alternative form of assessment. Please make sure you continue to attend ALL your online classes. We’ll let you know plans for your assessment once confirmed but it is extremely important that you ensure your learning and progress continues by participating fully in your online learning. Stay safe.

Tuesday 5th January 2021

Following the Government’s recent update on Coronavirus please see below for the latest plans for teaching and BTEC vocational exams.

Please note: Supported learning classes only: - teaching will continue in class following the existing timetable from Tuesday 5th January.

 DatesClassroom and online teachingVulnerable learners and those with an EHCP/ children of key workers: BTEC exams and controlled assessments
Monday 4thJanuary  - Friday 8th January inclusiveNo teaching in class or online -
teachers will contact students to ensure they are fully set up for the next week's online learning
Can come in to our Learning Resource Centres from Tuesday 5thJanuary to self-studyJAN/FEB  BTEC exams and controlled assessments have been suspended. Your result will be determined or based on an alternative form of assessment. Please make sure you continue to attend ALL your online classes. We’ll let you know plans for your assessment once confirmed but it is extremely important that you ensure your learning and progress continues by participating fully in your online learning.
Monday 11thJanuary – Friday 12th February inclusiveAll teaching will be online following the existing timetable  - in-class teaching will move onlineCan come into our Learning Resource Centres all week to follow online classes or self-studyJAN/FEB  BTEC exams and controlled assessments have been suspended. Your result will be determined or based on an alternative form of assessment. Please make sure you continue to attend ALL your online classes. We’ll let you know plans for your assessment once confirmed but it is extremely important that you ensure your learning and progress continues by participating fully in your online learning.
Monday 15th February - Friday 19th FebruaryHalf term
Monday 22nd February onwardsNormal mix of  classroom/ online timetables resume.

Further communication will be provided to those in receipt of Free School Meals regarding plans ASAP.

Laptops and Internet Access

  • Learners 16-18 can loan a laptop for the academic year from the College. Please contact your tutor if you have not yet picked up a laptop
  • Learners 19+ who are eligible for an adult bursary can also purchase a laptop via the College at a reduced price. Please contact your tutor
  • Laptops can be picked up via the Learning Resource Centres
  • Internet Access – please let your tutor know if you are not able to access the internet from home.

Booking a place in the Learning Resource Centres (LRC) (for vulnerable /EHCP learners, children of key workers or learners unable to access the internet at home):

 

Please ensure you book a space in the LRC. Please see the link below for UCG:

https://mylrcbookings.ucg.ac.uk/cire/SignIn.aspx

 

Booking can also be done via MyDay (myday.ucg.ac.uk) by clicking the “MyLRCbooking” tile.

We will continue to update you if there are any further changes.

Additional Links and resources below:
Coronavirus (COVID-19): what you need to do – GOV.UK

Guidance on social distancing for everyone in the UK – Public Health England.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) - NHS

Coronavirus (COVID-19): guidance on vulnerable children and young people

For an archive on Covid-19 information from the previous year, click here.