FAQs For Staff and Visitors

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a. How were Oscar International College safety policies assessed and created?

a. Oscar International College programs are delivered 100% online on Zoom or Microsoft Teams by our highly experienced instructors. This initiative and technology are integrated to reduce COVID-19 exposure during the pandemic. The situation may get change as per the notification from the Ministry in the province of British Columbia.

The masks are available on all of our campuses for the visitors and the Oscar family. We identified a few areas as higher traffic at our institution – reception, student lounge, printing machine, and lunchroom.

Doors handle in the classroom, and the main entrance is at high risk as well, and we always put this message to avoid direct touching and maintain social distancing.

b. What are staff protocols for the campus?

b. Staff protocols for the campus are as follows:

• In all of our campuses, the total number of people allowed at the same time has been reduced to fifteen people only, which includes Oscar staff and visitors.

• All of our classes for all the programs shifted to an online format to avoid COVID-19 exposure.

• Only 2 visitors are allowed to come and visit for an in-person meeting at our campus with proper social distancing and temperature check.

• Visitors must need to get confirmation from our staff before visiting our campus.

• Oscar International College makes it mandatory to wear masks. If a visitor does not wear the mask, then Oscar International College’s internal staff will provide the one in order to follow the health BC guidelines and protect each other.

• Visitors have an option to have an option via telephone or zoom as well.

• Visitors must need to sanitize their hands, send documents via email to reduce the paper exposure, and maintain social distancing.

• We clean our campus and sanitize it regularly.

• All our internal staff must maintain social distancing as well.

• All the internal staff members must clean their desk, chair, and table after coming and before leaving the campus.

• The management must supervise.

• Oscar International College staff members will train and update staff on all COVID-19 protocols.

• At Oscar International College, we do not allow shared food equipment or any crockery available at Campus. Staff is highly recommended to use eco-friendly disposable to eat anything and throw it away.

• The kitchen room is accessible for all the internal staff members but only 1 person at a time.

c. Are visitors allowed to visit the campus? What are the procedures?

c. The procedures are as follows:

• In all of our campuses, the total number of people allowed at the same time has been reduced to fifteen people only, which includes Oscar staff and visitors.

• All of our classes for all the programs shifted to an online format to avoid COVID-19 exposure.

• Only 2 visitors are allowed to come and visit for an in-person meeting at our campus with proper social distancing and temperature check.

• Visitors must need to get confirmation from our staff before visiting our campus.

• Oscar International College makes it mandatory to wear masks. If a visitor does not wear the mask, then Oscar International College’s internal staff will provide the one in order to follow the health BC guidelines and protect each other.

• Visitors have an option to have an option via telephone or zoom as well.

• Visitors must need to sanitize their hands, send documents via email to reduce the paper exposure, and maintain social distancing.

• We clean our campus and sanitize it regularly.

• All our internal staff must maintain social distancing as well.

• All the internal staff members must clean their desk, chair, and table after coming and before leaving the campus.

• The management must supervise.

• Oscar International College staff members will train and update staff on all COVID-19 protocols.

• At Oscar International College, we do not allow shared food equipment or any crockery available at Campus. Staff is highly recommended to use eco-friendly disposable to eat anything and throw it away.

• The kitchen room is accessible for all the internal staff members but only 1 person at a time.

d. What happens in case of an outbreak?

d. In case of an outbreak:

• Anyone displaying COVID-19 symptoms or who came from outside Canada in the past 14 days is not allowed to enter inside the campus building.

• Internal staff members and students showing symptoms will ask to leave the campus and work from home. Currently, all the students are studying from home. In order the get the health to advise, they can call on 8-1-1. 8-1-1 is a free service operated by HealthLink BC that provides provincial health information in British Columbia.

• Internal staff members who are using the campus premises, if they have symptoms, then they can inform the Oscar International College management and isolate themselves at home.

• Any outbreak at the campus will be reported to Fraser Health, and the standard prevention will put in place as per the Health BC guidelines.

• If anyone having extreme symptoms, then the international staff will dial 9-1-1.

•The campus will be closed for all the internal staff members and visitors in the COVID-19 outbreak. The complete cleaning and sanitization will be taken place daily for five days.

• Oscar International College will open the campus after 14 days in case the outbreak happens.

• Anyone having symptoms must work from home and isolate themselves for 14-days and report to Fraser Health as well.

• After 14 days, once the staff will be back on campus, they ensure that they can understand the changes in the protocol and communicate with the existing students via email or telephone.

e. Can instructors work from home?

e. All the Oscar International College faculty members will work from home until there is approval or notification from AEST and the provincial health officer to return to in-person classes.

f. Are staff working from home?

f. All the internal staff members are working from home. They are coming to campus premises whenever it is required.