Dear international students,
We would like to extend our sincere regards to you and your family!
Recently, there has been an outbreak of the pneumonia caused by a new strain of coronavirus in some countries and districts. Your safety and health are one of the greatest concerns of Suzhou University.
So far, there is no 2019-nCoV patient within our University. In order to prevent and control the infection, improve the awareness of self-protection and protect the physical health of students, we ask all international students to join together to encounter this crisis by adhering to the following:
Abide by the University Arrangements in Prevention and Control of the Epidemic
For the safety of all international students, please do not enter epidemic areas for any reasons, and avoid contact with people who have been in the epidemic areas to reduce the risk of infection.
The opening of the spring semester of 2020 will be postponed. THE NEW REGISTRATION TIME WILL BE NOTIFIED ACCORDING TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF EPIDEMIC. STUDENTS WHO ARE OUT OF CAMPUS SHALL NOT COME TO THE UNIVERSITY WITHOUT FURTHER NOTICE. STUDENTS CAN LEARN SOME RELATED COURSES ON THE INTERNET.
In order to cut off transmission channels, reduce the risk of infection while traveling, NO MATTER WHERE YOU ARE AT THE MOMENT, PLEASE DO NOT COME TO THE UNIVERSITY. If possible, stay at the place where you are right now, avoid intercity transportation, and book your tickets until the official notice on new opening time of the University is issued.
Pay Attention to Personal Protection to Reduce the Risk of Infection
Please avoid going to crowded places. Avoid contact with people who symptoms of fever or respiratory infection. Wear a mask outdoors to protect yourself. Surgical masks or N95 masks are recommended and please make sure to wear them properly and change them periodically. Discard them in plastic bags as hazardous waste.
Please pay close attention to your personal hygiene. Wash your hands frequently after returning home. No spiting. Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when you cough or sneeze, or you can cough or sneeze into your sleeve, but avoiding covering with your hands directly. Discard used tissues in hazardous waste bin.
Exercise regularly and live on a regular schedule. Open windows regularly to maintain good ventilation.
Avoid contact with wild animals. Please do not hunt, sell or buy wild animals. Buy seafood or poultry products through proper channels. Eat thoroughly cooked meat and eggs.
If you have symptoms such as fever, fatigue, cough or trouble breathing, please wear a mask and seek prompt medical attention. Please inform doctors of your previous contact with confirmed cases or wild animals, or travel history.
Your efforts in dealing with this crisis jointly with us are highly appreciated. Please keep in touch at any time. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation. Please make self-protective measures, pay close attention to your physical health, maintain healthy living habits and arrange your study and life properly.
Best wishes to you all!
International Exchange and Cooperation Department
2nd, March, 2020