Covid-19 : latest information
Considering evolving government recommendations regarding Covid-19, UBFC is closed until further notice. All administrative services will answer your requests by email to the extent possible.
In this time of health crisis, you probably have questions related to how the context of the coronavirus (COVID-19) may potentially affect admissions to UBFC for the academic year 2020-2021.
Be reassured: there is no impact on the processing and review of applications. The admissions process remains unchanged and the timeline remains, for now, on schedule.
We hope that you and your family remain safe and healthy.
> Can I shop at the supermarket or the grocery store?
Supermarkets and grocery stores remain open. Their supply of food and basic necessities will be guaranteed in the days and weeks to come. There is therefore no risk of rationing and preventive overconsumption must be avoided.
> I am a student, can I go to class?
No, my establishment is closed since March 16. I consult the information sent to me by my teachers on a daily basis. I continue my studies using the tools and digital supports available.
> Can I have a meal delivered?
Yes, take-away and delivery activities are maintained in restaurants and drinking establishments, with the recommendation to avoid contacts. However, restaurants have closed their doors for customers on March 15, as did bars, cafes and nightclubs, until further notice.
> Can I go to a movie or a match, go to the swimming pool?
No, cinemas and swimming pools are closed and cultural and sporting events have been cancelled. Museums, theatres, opera houses and sports halls are also closed.
> Can I use public transportation?
Yes, only within the framework of travel authorised by article 1 of the decree of March 16 regulating travel during the fight against the spread of the Covid-19 virus, and on condition of carrying duly completed certificate of derogatory travel.
> Can I throw a party?
No, I can’t go to a party or invite people in my home, except my household.
> Can I go out for some fresh air?
Yes, exercise only on an individual basis for one-hour maximum, around the home (1 km maximum) and without any gathering (except exercising with people living with you), or for pets needs.
> Are outdoor physical activities allowed?
Outings that are essential for the children well-being and individual physical activity are allowed near the home, respecting barrier gestures and avoiding any gathering.
> Can I go out with my dog?
Yes, to satisfy his needs or for a veterinary appointment.
> Can I go to a health professional?
Like pharmacies, medical offices will remain open, but beware: people who are experiencing Coronavirus symptoms are asked not to go to their local doctor’s office.