‘We don’t recommend cancelling mass events’: Matt Hancock’s advice to the unis postponing graduation amid Covid-19 fears

ITV is reporting that some universities have decided to postpone their graduation ceremonies over fears about Covid-19.

Buckingham University and the University of London said they had taken the “difficult” decision to call off ceremonies this month to minimise the risks to students and their guests.

Buckingham University vice-chancellor Sir Anthony Seldon said postponing the March 21-22 ceremonies was a precautionary measure, and the aim is to hold the event on campus in Buckingham later in the year.

The Department for Education said PHE has issued guidance to help schools and other academic institutions give advice to pupils, students, staff, parents or carers.

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