14 Feb 2020
MillionPlus Chief Executive Dr Greg Walker spoke to Huffington Post about universities' response to the coronavirus outbreak.
Dr Walker said:
“The priority for all parties is to ensure the safety and health of all those who may be affected or who may be at risk.
“The government have accordingly moved staff from and within China, rearranging exams or visa interviews as necessary.
“Universities are making preparations for different eventualities and contingencies.Individual institutions will have emergency crisis plans in place as part of their risk strategies but government support on areas beyond their direct control is essential.
“The scale of the spread, and the longer-term impact it could have, is an area that does require further thought by government as the full extent of the outbreak becomes clearer."
Read the article in full here.