The University of East London's chief operating officer Dr Ian Pickup has spearheaded the development of Covid-secure principles that will shape the response to the pandemic across London's higher education institutions.
He chaired the committee that has drawn up a 10-point charter for London Higher, the umbrella organisation representing nearly 50 universities and colleges in the capital. After sharing knowledge and best practice, members will now work towards meeting the principles ahead of the autumn term.
Among the charter's measures is a commitment to ensure social distancing can be maintained throughout campus estates as well as an assurance that face-to-face teaching will be available.
Dr Pickup said,