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Coronavirus COVID-19 UCG Information

The United Colleges Group are actively working to ensure a safe environment for our students, staff and visitors. The SLT have setup a task group which is meeting regularly to monitor the situation and assess the guidance provided by Public Health England and the Department for Education

Student concerns or concerns about students: 

Staff concerns:

Additional Links and resources below:
Coronavirus (COVID-19): what you need to do – GOV.UK

Guidance on social distancing for everyone in the UK – Public Health England.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) - NHS

Coronavirus (COVID-19): guidance on vulnerable children and young people




CEO Nick Bell: Message to staff


16th June 2020

UCG SLT Bite the Biscuit Update

12th June 2020

UCG SLT Briefing Update

5th June 2020

UCG SLT Bite the Biscuit Return to Work announcement
UCG IT Support Hotline announcement to all staff

29th May 2020

UCG IT Support Hotline announcement to all staff

22nd May 2020

UCG SLT Update announcement to all staff

20th May 2020

UCG BDEV Awarding Body Exam Updates 28th April 2020

19th May 2020

UCG All Staff email Awarding Bodies - KEY DATES TIMELINE - Summer 2020
UCG Document on Awarding Bodies - KEY DATES TIMELINE - Summer 2020

15th May 2020

UCG SLT All Staff Email RE: Government Advice

12th May 2020

Safeguarding Hub: Learn about emerging and recurring online threats​​ (click link)
UCG Information for students regarding assessment and exams due to COVD19​

5th May 2020

UCG Microsoft Office 365 Education: Learning Tools
UCG Tips for Remote Learning. 

30th April 2020

UCG Microsoft Teams for Students Guide. 

22nd April 2020

UCG HR FAQs Updated

17th April 2020

UCG Copyright & Licensing Update
UCG External Awarding Bodies Assessment and Exams Protocol Update

9th April 2020

UCG HR FAQs Update

6th April 2020

UCG Awarding Body/Exam Update


All staff at UCG can now access free online support service called Togetherall that you can use at any time of the day or night. Whether you're suffering from work-related stress, are struggling to sleep or simply need someone to talk to, Togetherall can help you get support, take control and feel better. To join, simply go to www.togetherall.com and sign up under 'organisation' with your staff e-mail address. More information regarding this will be rolled out shortly.

3rd April 2020

UCG SLT Update
UCG CPD Activities message to staff
UCG Microsoft Education Centre CPD Menu (Click this link)

1st April 2020

UCG Awarding Body/Exam update (this file will be regularly updated with new information as it is released)
UCG online learner agreement (Click this link)

31st March 2020

UCG HR FAQs Update

30th March 2020

UCG HR Update

27th March 2020

UCG On-Line Working CPD schedule for week commencing 30th March 2020
UCG HR FAQs update 

25th March 2020

Metropolitan Police Local Briefing
UCG HR FAQs Update - this document contains prior updates and additional information
UCG Accessing Your Virtual Desktop using VMware Horizon Client for Windows Updated document

24th March 2020

UCG HR FAQs Update
UCG SLT Update
UCG HR Reporting sickness and First Care
UCG Letter to parents of vulnerable learners update

23rd March 2020

Decisions made today at the joint management and trade union meeting
SLT All Staff email update

​20th March 2020

Email to all staff from HR regarding Absence reporting for staff
Updated letter sent to UCG Parents with information regarding Supported Learning and specific learners
Letter sent to UCG Parents of Supported & EHCP Learners
Email to all staff from Estates regarding Campus Opening Times and Car Parking

​18th March 2020

Email to all UCG Staff from SLT
Email to all UCG Teaching Staff from SLT
Letter to parents from UCG
Email to students from UCG
CWC CNWL website pop-up announcements directing visitors to essential information

16th March 2020

Working from home preparation documents:

13th March 2020

Email to all UCG staff containing FAQ information, this document will be regularly updated as required

3rd March 2020

Email to all UCG staff from Nick Bell
Increased deep cleaning throughout all UCG Campuses

2nd March 2020 

Essential information published on CWC & CNWL websites regularly updated with Government advice 

28th February 2020​

Posters displayed in each UCG Building on advice about Coronavirus in an educational setting

26th February 2020

Email to all UCG staff from HR with essential information