COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information

Updated 19 March 2020

The COVID-19 international situation is a concern for everyone. Universal English College takes the health, safety and working environment of our team and students very seriously. We want to assure you that we have implemented the recommended safety precautions based on the Australian government and Department of Health guidelines, advice and regulations

The Government’s position on schools is that they should continue delivering classes as usual, however be aware of the risk of COVID-19 and the steps that we should take to protect ourselves.

Information for current students

UEC is currently open with classes running as scheduled. A student feeling unwell and experiencing flu like symptoms (sore throat and/or temperature and/or fatigue) should stay at home and seek medical advice by contacting the COVID-19 Hotline 1800 675 398.

If you are required to self-isolate contact us to let us know your situation so we can support you.

Information for future students

The Australian government and Department of Health have advised all new students arriving to Australia from 16th March are required to self-isolate for a period of 14 days from the date of their arrival before commencing their studies.

Please see the information from the Australian government on Guidance of Self-isolation.

We encourage offshore students to arrive 14 days prior to the start date of their course.

Course delivery

UEC is preparing to deliver our programs online we will update you when this will be starting.

Useful links

Australian Government Advice

Information for International Students


If you have any questions or concerns please contact the College on 9283 1088 or email us at