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Information regarding the Novel Coronavirus

Published: 30 Jan 2020


Updated information regarding the novel coronavirus is available from:

For more information on identifying symptoms, what to do if you become unwell and how to prevent the spread of the virus download the Information Sheet for Students in University or CIT.

Coronavirus information for CIT Staff and Students (PDF 500Kb)

The Australian Government Department of Education, Skills and Employment announced it is extending mental health services to international students affected by the novel coronavirus.

A dedicated email and hotline - 1300 981 621 (8:00am to 8:00pm AEDST Monday to Friday) - has also been established to assist international students with questions or concerns relating to their study and novel coronavirus.

If you have any questions, contact CIT Student Support services on (02) 6207 3290 or email

CIT students can access support through Lifeline Australia (13 11 14), Youth Beyond Blue (1300 224 636), eheadspace (1800 650 890) and Kids Helpline (1800 55 1800), for those under 25 years of age.

CIT is committed to the safety and security of our students and staff. The Safety Updates web page will provide you with updates relevant to CIT. Whilst campus closures are not anticipated, in such an eventuality, this page will provide relevant advice.