West College Scotland have announced they will suspend face-to-face teaching from Friday afternoon as a result of coronavirus. 

The college, which has a campus in Clydebank, has released a statement which reads: "We understand how concerned our students will be about the latest response to the coronavirus.

"The college’s response is informed by UK and Scottish Government advice.

"The college is committed to minimising any negative impact this has on your studies. At present, campuses will remain open, including libraries, to support learning.

"You will be issued with guidance on how to continue your studies during this time and individual course information will be made available on Moodle, where appropriate.

"Remember, this is a national situation, affecting all colleges and universities and we are speaking to all relevant agencies to limit the longer-term impact on you all."

The college went on to say that during the period, all bursaries will continue to be paid.

For more information visit student.westcollegescotland.ac.uk/index.php/2020/03/17/suspension-of-face-to-face-teaching-by-20-march/.