COVID Ireland & Northern Ireland Partner Updates

Ireland & Northern Ireland Partner Updates

These details are frequently changing. We will update information as we receive it.

Burren College of Art

All classes and programs at Burren College of Art are suspended until March 30. In-person classes will not meet and students will be able to complete projects and courses online. More information can be found on the College website

National University of Ireland, Galway

NUI Galway has temporarily suspended all classes and will resume teaching on March 23 with all classes taught online. The end of semester examinations will be offered in an online format. IFSA students should continue to monitor their email accounts for updates on specific classes and reach out to their lecturers to confirm the online structure of the course.

Please visit the National University of Ireland, Glaway website for more information and updates.

Queen’s University Belfast

Queens University Belfast has suspended campus teaching until further notice. All teaching and support materials will be provided online as much as possible, normally via the Canvas VLE environment. The university is working to identify alternative forms of assessment recognizing that on-campus assessment may not be possible in the near future.

Contingency planning for any necessary changes to normal arrangements is in progress and will be communicated as soon as possible. Students are asked to keep in touch with the IFSA on-site staff regarding updates. Please visit the QUB website for more information and updates.

Trinity College Dublin

Trinity College Dublin will remain closed to students and staff until March 29th. Online teaching will continue through the remainder of the semester, with lectures being delivered via Blackboard starting on Monday, March 16th. The college will also offer online seminars, practical labs and tutorials. Final examinations are being converted to online assessments.

University College Cork

With the University College Cork closed until March 29, online teaching started on March 16. IFSA students should continue to monitor their UCC Canvas page and email account for academic updates. UCC is committed to offering alternative arrangements for academic assessment to study abroad students who have departed Ireland.

Please visit the UCC website for more information and updates.

University College Dublin

Beginning March 23, UCD will teach all classes remotely for the remainder of the semester. All assessments, including final examinations, will be facilitated remotely. IFSA students should continue to monitor their email accounts for updates regarding the specifics of their classes as some instructors will facilitate discussion via online chat rooms held at certain times of day.

University of Limerick

The University of Limerick is closed for physical classes until March 29. Academic content will be offered online to all students until this date. Limerick will continue to offer online learning and alternative assessments to IFSA students who have returned home. Limerick instructors will provide details of the arrangements.