Coronavirus (COVID-19) : Information for staff and students


The welfare of our students and staff is a key priority for Ulster University Qatar. We recognise that this may be an anxious time for our community.

On this page you will find advice and information for students and staff about COVID-19, in line with the official guidance as per the Ministry of Public Health in Qatar.

We are continuing to monitor the evolving situation and will provide the latest updates and guidance here.

Information for Applicants

How will Ulster University make offers now that exams have been cancelled?

We appreciate this is an anxious time for applicants and their families. Please be reassured that we are actively working with the relevant statutory and regulatory bodies to establish alternative arrangements for offer-making.

We will communicate those details and timeframes with you as soon as possible and look forward to welcoming you in due course.

There is a plan is to use a combination of prior achievements, internal assessed teacher tracking information, predicted grades and analysis of modelling of existing data to provide the necessary assurance about the robustness, accuracy and fairness of the grades being awarded.

CCEA and other UK awarding bodies are working to provide this information so that grades can be awarded in lieu of examination results.

I already have an unconditional offer. Is it still valid?

Yes.

If your offer is unconditional and you firmly accept that offer, your place is confirmed at Ulster University.

My school or home university is closed and I can’t access my supporting documentation at the moment due to Coronavirus. What should I do?

Supporting documents are not required when you first apply to Ulster.

If you are successful with your application and offered a place, you will need to provide transcripts of your previous studies by the deadline we provide you.

If you are not able to provide these by the specified date due to Coronavirus, please contact our Admissions Office at admissions@ulsteruniversity.qa

I need to do an IELTS test to meet my conditions for offer. Where can I get more information?

Updates on IELTS test in general can be found on ielts.org.

Covid-19 updates for the IELTS English Language Test in Qatar.

Some tests are suspended.

Please check with your local test centre for details.

Official Ministry of Public Health Advice

Here you will find information for staff and students on the outbreak of Coronavirus, including the current situation in Qatar, information about the virus and its symptoms, as well as the latest advice from the Ministry.

Staying up-to-date

As we respond to the impact of COVID-19 we are ensuring that our prospective students and staff are fully informed of the latest official advice from the Ministry of Public Health in Qatar and continue to issue and update advice and guidance on this website.

Email

We routinely communicate with staff and students by email to share important ‘Need to know’ information or guidance and will continue to do so.

Text Alert

We are also able to alert all our prospective students via text message that will direct you to our website for the latest information.