Updates for the AGI Community During the
COVID- 19 (Coronavirus) Outbreak
AGI Management is committed to ensuring the well-being and safety of our students, faculty, and staff. In response to the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in New Zealand and the rest of the world, we have created this space for our community to access the latest news and updates regarding the outbreak.
This page will be updated with the most recent community-wide messages as they are announced by the government. If you have any questions about the COVID-19 situation, please feel free to contact the Student Welfare Officer, Programme Leader, Administrator or Chief Operating Officer.
If you or anyone you know develops any symptoms please contact the Healthline (0800 358 5453) right away and update the Student Welfare Officer.
UPDATE - Tuesday, 24th March 2020
#2 High five to our AGI Students, Staff and Amazing Tech team for being able to move classes online just in 12 hours on Microsoft Teams!
Currently, we have got close to 100 students online who are attending our online classes. Nearly all our classes have 100% attendance!
We are so proud of our students and staff to have adapted well to technology!
#1 (For Students) AGI has started delivering classes online using Microsoft Teams, from today. As part of your enrolment you have all been provided Microsoft account which includes subscription to Microsoft Teams. Please check your email regularly and use the document shared with you, to be part of these online classes.
Key people to support you with technology during this time are as below:
Mohan - IT Support – firstname.lastname@example.org – 027 750 0030
Li - IT Support – email@example.com 021 109 5448
Ameya – Quality Assurance – firstname.lastname@example.org – 022 511 5525
For all updates regarding the situation and notices, please keep checking your emails, our website or check our Facebook page. Our team is here to support you in everyway possible. Please take care and act responsibly during this pandemic.
UPDATE - Monday, 23rd March 2020
As per the latest announcement by the govt. New Zealand will be in Coronavirus Lockdown for the next four weeks. We are currently on Alert level 3, we will be going to Alert level 4 in 48 hours (i.e. Wednesday, 25th March) (Source - NZ Herald)
Read below what that means for you -
WHAT LEVEL 3 MEANS – Current Alertness Level
Travel in areas with clusters or community transmission limited
Affected educational facilities closed
Public venues closed (eg. libraries, museums, cinemas, food courts, gyms, pools, amusement parks)
Alternative ways of working required and non-essential businesses should close
Non-face-to-face primary care consultations
Non-acute (elective) services and procedures in hospitals deferred and healthcare staff reprioritised
WHAT LEVEL 4 MEANS
People instructed to stay at home
Educational facilities closed
Businesses closed except for essential services (e.g. supermarkets, pharmacies, clinics) and lifeline utilities
Rationing of supplies and requisitioning of facilities
Travel severely limited
Major reprioritisation of healthcare services
AGI Classes will not be held physically at the campus but the students will be asked to join the classes online. We are working towards making sure that our education is not compromised during this pandemic. Please be well and stay safe!