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COVID-19 Update

Update as of 4 August 2020

Eva Burrows College is closely monitoring developments surrounding COVID-19 and is committed to keeping the college community informed as the situation continues to evolve.

Revised Timetable and Course Delivery

Our desire is to ensure all our students receive the best quality education experience during these times of uncertainty. Below we have listed the changes that will be implemented until further notice.

If you have any questions please contact your lecturer, Course Coordinator or our Support Services Staff here at the college, who are here to help you access the support you require for your continued learning.

Higher Education

COVID-19 continues to be a threat to our community. In an effort to reduce the associated risks to our students, staff and faculty, Eva Burrows College in consultation with the University of Divinity has modified the delivery of all second semester 2020 units (subjects).

  • Second semester teaching commences Monday 27 July.
  • There will be no face to face delivery.
  • All units will be delivered in online teaching only.
  • If you have further inquiries regarding Higher Education, please contact the Registrar.

Vocational Training

Our online courses will continue to be accessed through Booth Online at this time.

All face to face classes scheduled at our Sydney and Melbourne campuses have been postponed until further notice. We are in contact with all current students and will continue to keep them informed as the health crisis continues to evolve.

Short Courses

All short course delivery were suspended from Friday 27 March affecting the following short courses;

  • MHFA Refresher Course scheduled for 30 March has been postponed
  • PLP Professional Development Day scheduled for 17 April has been postponed. 
  • Mental Health First Aid Course scheduled for 20 & 21 April has been cancelled

We will be communicating revised dates to students awaiting training in MHFA and MHFA Refresher, as restrictions begin to ease. A revised schedule and new dates will be listed on our Short Courses page when new dates and venues have been confirmed. Please check back regularly for updates.


Until further notice, Campuses will be closed.


Eva Burrows Library will close as of Wednesday 5 August from 4.30pm.  For any of your online enquiry library needs please contact the librarians at . 

Venue/Event Bookings

All event bookings for our Ringwood Campus have been suspended until further notice.


Staff and Student Advice

If you have been in contact with a confirmed case of coronavirus, please isolate yourself (remain at home) for 14 days and provide a doctor’s clearance (medical certificate) before returning to work. 


Please review the Smartraveller website and subscribe for updates, if you have any upcoming travel. 

Additional Information

Further information can be found on the World Health Organisation website and regular updates can also be found on the Department of Health website. The coronavirus health information hotline is 1800 020 080.

Hygiene practices

Please be vigilant in practicing personal hygiene to prevent the spread of the virus, including:

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after you have been in a public place, or after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing.
  • Use a tissue and cover your mouth when you cough or sneeze
  • If soap and water are not readily available, use a hand sanitiser that contains at least 60% alcohol. Cover all surfaces of your hands and rub them together until they feel dry.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.