Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Murdoch Institute of Technology is closely monitoring the coronavirus situation, and our response is being shaped by the latest advice from Australian health and foreign affairs authorities and in consultation with Murdoch University.

Our deep support, along with the health and well-being of our students and staff remains our priority during this period of uncertainty. We have no indication that our institution is affected and continue to welcome students from around the globe.

The College has prepared the following FAQ for students. We will update this page as the situation changes. All MIT support services remain in place. For further information or to make an appointment, please go to SimplyBookMe or call 9360 1700.

FAQs

The MIT office will close from Tuesday, March 24. On Monday, 23 March classes will be suspended and resume Tuesday 24th March. From March 24th all classes and lectures will be delivered online only.

Instructions can be found on Moodle.

During this period Murdoch campus services will remain open, including Library PCs and WIFI.

Support is still available, to access appointments please head to SimplyBookMe. You will then be sent a meeting notification with the link for your virtual meeting.

In normal circumstances, our international students have restrictions on the number of courses/subjects that they can enrol online. However, the Department of Education, Skills and Employment has encouraged providers to consider flexible arrangements for students in these special circumstances, and the governing body, TEQSA, was notified yesterday of our intention to temporarily move all our programs to an online learning environment.

We would encourage any student considering a Withdrawal from course to firstly speak with MIT staff. Please click on this link to make an appointment.

Appropriate forms can be downloaded here

Working from the advice of the Federal Government, the MIT office will close from Tuesday March 24 to help combat the communal spread of COVID-19.

Very! To date WA has relatively low cases of COVID-19 for up to date information please check the Department of Health

All MIT support services are available in person or online, to make an appointment, please go to SimplyBookMe or call 93601700

The Australian Government continues to process student visa applications as usual.

Yes. Our aim is to support you to continue your studies as normal wherever you are in the world.

Please be aware of your capacity to study online from your home country. For example, please make sure the personal email address you gave MIT is correct. Please contact mit.info@murdochinstitute.wa.edu.au if your contact details have changed.

At present, Australia’s borders are closed for an unknown period of time. However, if the borders re-open, and you return to study, a new CoE will immediately be generated for your return to study in Trimester 2. You will be provided a copy of this new CoE.

If you are a BUPA OSHC holder, please see the information here. If your cover is with another provider, please contact your OSHC provider to confirm your coverage.

Please ensure you continue to carry out healthy hygiene practices. These include:

Washing your hands often with soap and water or using an alcohol-based hand sanitiser.

Covering your mouth and nose with your bent elbow or a tissue when you cough or sneeze and disposing of used tissues immediately in the nearest bin.

Trying to keep a distance of at least 1.5 metres between yourself and anyone who is coughing or sneezing.

Avoiding touching your face. Your hands come into contact with many surfaces and, once contaminated, can transfer the virus to your eyes, nose or mouth where it can enter your body.