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Please note: the following information is intended for TEI Staff and Students who are part of the Common Awards scheme.  

Last Updated: 11 February 2021, 11:49 

Covid-19 FAQs 

1. Will TEIs be invoiced for students where module delivery has been deferred? 

TEIs can simply let us know, as part of the census process In December, how many students are part of their Common Awards census only because they were registered on modules due to run in the 2019/20 academic year which have been deferred in whole or in part to next year because of Covid-19. TEIs will be contacted in advance of the issuing of invoices to confirm which students this affects. Please see our FAQs on seeking approval for deferring a module to next year.

2. Is there anything else we should be aware of? 

Campus Cards 

Unfortunately, the Campus Card production for Common Awards students studying in 2020/21 will not take place as planned. This process relies heavily on CIS to produce the campus cards, once the Common Awards Team have shared the relevant data. Understandably, their efforts have had to be redirected to support academic departments in Durham transition to online teaching in response to Covid-19 (resources for which are also available to TEIs – please see the Covid-19 FAQs for more information). CIS colleagues are also working from home in light of the current national restrictions. As a result, it is not possible to print Campus Cards at this time. The Common Awards Team understand the inconvenience this may cause for students and TEIs affected. 

This page will be updated with additional information where required.