Following the Government Communications Office on the suspension of public and private schools and universities for all students until further notice as a precautionary measure to contain the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19), Doha Institute for Graduate Studies (DI) announced to continue the educational process via virtual and distance learning platforms starting from Wednesday, 11 March 2020 in accordance with the current study plans.
DI management communicated with the students and provided them with needed details. Further, the Information Technology Department organized training sessions on the use of e-learning platforms to faculty members and staff.
DI broadcasted earlier that all staff and faculty members would continue to work as usual, urging them to avoid travel for the time being except if absolutely necessary, and applying preventive measures to protect against infection.
DI recommended that all staff and students adhere to the health instructions and guidelines to reduce the spread of the coronavirus.