Zuyd and the coronavirus
On this page you will find news and information about the coronavirus and Zuyd University of Applied Sciences.
- Frequently asked questions are collected in an overview. Take a look at the frequently asked questions page.
- The news items about corona of the past months are collected on the page corona news.
- Students and staff can find the most up-to-date information on Zuydnet (not accessible to external parties). Also check the Facebook pages of Zuyd.
- Do you still have a question after reading this page and the FAQs? At the bottom of this page you will find an overview with contact details.
Latest news (September 29)
Corona update press conference Prime Minister Rutte | 29 September
Prime Minister Rutte announced Monday evening 28. September that the national corona-measures will be further intensified. For the study programmes of Zuyd University of Applied Sciences, these tightening measures have no direct consequences; the programmes continue as organised from the start of this academic year. With due observance of the rules of the game, of course, and in accordance with the applicable sector codes. Read more in the news item [in Dutch].
COVID-19 infections | 22 September
The GGD Zuid-Limburg has informed Zuyd University of Applied Sciences that 1 student has tested positive for COVID-19 in the past few days. A total of 14 students of Zuyd are or have been infected with COVID-19. Unfortunately, GGD Zuid-Limburg does not provide any information about the number of students who have been cured.
COVID-19 infections | 18 September
The Municipal Health Service of Zuid-Limburg has informed us that no new infections have been detected among staff and students of Zuyd University of Applied Sciences after 14 September. The South Limburg Municipal Health Service (GGD Zuid-Limburg) does not provide any information about the number of students or staff who have been cured by now.
L1 follows first-year students in corona time | 17 September
L1 will follow three first-year students in the coming months to see how they like studying in coronation. Their stories can be seen in 'Limburg Central'. Read more in the news item [in Dutch].
COVID-19 infections | 16 September
The GGD Zuid-Limburg has informed Zuyd University of Applied Sciences that as of September 14, 13 students have tested positive for COVID-19. At the update of September 10, 9 students tested positive. This is equal to the number of students from the September 7 update. GGD Zuid-Limburg does not provide any information about the number of students who have been cured by now.
Get to know each other at 1.5 meters | 10 September
Okay you're going to study. The subject matter, of course, is important. But just as important is the question: who are your classmates and teachers? How do you like your studies and how do you get to know each other well in times of corona? Read more in the news item [In Dutch].
Entrepreneurs of lasting importance after corona crisis | 9 September
Entrepreneurs and flexworkers are also needed after corona to pull the Netherlands out of the crisis. That's what Zuyd Jol Stoffers' lecturer Employability writes in the book 'Prosperous out of the corona crisis'. Read more in the news item [in Dutch].
Five students at Zuyd University of Applied Sciences tested positive for coronavirus | September 1
The GGD Zuid Limburg informed Zuyd University of Applied Sciences that five Zuyd students tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. They are students from different study programmes and locations. Research by the GGD (Municipal Health Service) shows that, as far as is now known, the infections occurred in all cases in the private sphere and not at one of the Zuyd locations. Read more in the news item [in Dutch].
This is how we study en work safely on location in the new academic year | August 19
The academic year 2020-2021 is just around the corner and Zuyd University of Applied Sciences is pleased to be able to welcome our students and staff again, both online and on location. Although some of the lessons will still be given online due to the coronavirus, we are fortunate to be able to offer courses on location again from the start of the new academic year. To ensure that everyone is safe and feels safe, we have taken numerous measures and a number of rules apply. Read more in the news item [in Dutch].
(Return) travel to and from the Netherlands | July 14
Unfortunately, the coronavirus is still widespread. That is why we would like to draw your attention to the guidelines for travel. For travellers arriving in the Netherlands from countries and regions that have code orange or red according to the Dutch central government, the government urgently advises to go into (home) quarantine for 14 days after arrival in the Netherlands. Consult - also just before departure to the Netherlands - the page of the Rijskoverheid (in Dutch) for the most current list of countries and regions to which this urgent advice applies.
Code green or yellow
If you are travelling from a country or region that has a green or yellow code according to the Dutch central government, this urgent advice does not apply and you (again) follow the guidelines of the RIVM and the Dutch and local authorities that apply to this category.
Study, internship or work
Students and employees who want to travel abroad for study, internship or work are asked to first read the text under the question 'I want to travel abroad soon for study or work, can I go?' in the Frequently Asked Questions section on the corona page on Zuyd.nl or Zuydnet.
Contact persons Zuyd
- Visitors, parents and relations: contact Zuyd by email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Students: contact your study programme or send an email: email@example.com (mention your study programme!).
- Teachers/staff: contact your head of programme/manager or send an email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Head of programme/managers: consult Zuydnet for relevant contacts and contact details.
- Journalists: contact Rolf van Stenus on 06 2375 7221 or via email@example.com.
Other contact details and websites
Zuyd follows the guidelines of the government, the Dutch National Institute for Public Health and Environment (RIVM), the Ministry of Health, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (travel advice) and the Vereniging Hogescholen (association of Dutch universities of applied sciences).
- GGD Zuid Limburg: 088-880 5005
- Website GGD South Limburg about new coronavirus (Covid-19) [in Dutch]
- Website RIVM about new coronavirus (Covid-19), frequently asked questions
- Website Dutch Government, frequently asked questions about coronavirus and education [in Dutch]
- Website Travel Advice Foreign Affairs [in Dutch]