I-Will CARE Campaign

8 April 2021

Students at Dumfries and Galloway College will commit to looking out for each other by abiding by a newly launched pledge when they return to campus

Students at Dumfries and Galloway College will commit to looking out for each other by abiding by a newly launched pledge when they return to campus.

Returning students will be asked to join in the college’s i-Will CARE campaign which sets out the steps they need to take to keep each other safe as they resume face to face learning.

The campaign also aims to help those members of the college community who have a valid and legitimate reason for not abiding by the rules, such as on face coverings, by providing them with a discreet but visible green lanyard.

Summed up in the helpful acronym, CARE, the commitment states:

“i-Will…

· Cover my face in public areas, unless I am EXEMPT

· Allow sufficient distancing to meet guidelines at all times

· Respect people at all times

· Ensure I follow the one way systems in place, unless I am EXEMPT”

Students who have a valid exemption, such as a disability, will be able to obtain a green lanyard from their student advisor and any member of staff requiring one will also be able to do so from their line manager.

Dumfries and Galloway College has played an essential role in the fight against the pandemic in the South of Scotland, including providing key services and resources to the local community, and is committed to helping the region rebound and rebuild from the impact that COVID-19 has had.

Click here to watch our I-Will Care Video

Principal Joanna Campbell said:

“While we are all understandably excited to be returning to our beautiful campuses in the South of Scotland, we must do so in a way that ensures the safety and security of our entire college community.

“By taking the i-Will CARE pledge, we can have the best of both worlds and enable those staff and students who have fully understandable exemptions to the rules to come back comfortably. “I am very proud of how our college, and everyone associated with it, has behaved throughout this challenging period and I’m fully confident that we can continue to be role models for others as we return to campus in the near future.”

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