What you can do
Valborg/Walpurgis evening: The city strongly discourage gatherings in places like Slottsskogen. Read more at Studentportalen and celebrate safely without crowds in the city center.
Social distancing: We want all students to have a social life, even with home studies. The recommendations from the authorities is to avoid physical contact and keep distance. Have this in mind in contact with other people. Don't stay in crowds, don't stand tight and always wash your hands!
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Attending or organizing events
Distance studying is an opportunity for Chalmers to proceed with the education without compromising health and safety. Social events are voluntary but demands responsibility. No party or social gathering is mandatory. Can you postpone it?
Should you attend events? If you are not completely well and healthy, refrain from attending social events. If you are worried about getting an infection, stay away from events and crowds.
Sports activities - the authorities do not discourage from this, but there are things you can do to minimize risks. Learn more at Folkhälsomyndigheten.
Strong recommendations to organizers
- Don't gather in large groups (max 50 persons)
- Use this risk analysis tool from Folkhälsomyndigheten
- Avoid new connections
- Authorities discourage from dancefloors as they make a crowded environment
- Hold meetings online when possible or always offer online participation
- Reduce numbers of participants for events
- Keep your guests informed on how to stay safe during your events
The annual welcome reception
The first weeks of a Chalmers students life are very important. This is when you will get your first friends, understand how your studies work and get to know campus. The reception is regarded highly by both the union and the university. That's why we take extra precautions during these first weeks in order to organize a safe and secure reception for everyone. These guidelines have been created by the union and the university and are as follows:
- Events during the reception are to be regarded as a public gathering meaning maximum capacity are 50 people. Organizers are not included. All according to authorities guidelines.
- 50/50 rule apply, meaning 50% av a rooms capacity with maximum of 50 guests.
- Phadder groups can de divided into smaller ticket groups. At events, these groups can not be mixed. Each ticket group is maximum 50 people. Student divisions may never be mixed with others.
- Risk assessment prior to each event
- All events must be reported beforehand, no spontaneous events are allowed
- Organizers are responsible to ensure that social distancing is maintained in all aspects (queues, seating etc.)
- Events that can not be regarded as safe according to the above guidelines, have been cancelled.