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COVID-19 Updates

As the situation with COVID-19 continues to evolve, we are committed to keeping our students up to date with the latest developments at KBS. The health and wellbeing of our students and staff remain our number one priority during this period of uncertainty.

KBS is closely monitoring updates provided by the relevant government authorities and we will continue to keep our students informed. This webpage will be kept up to date with the latest advice and information for our students.

If at any point you have any questions that are not covered below, please contact your local Student Experience team.

In the meantime, we’ve got you covered now and into the future. Our online learning programs enable us to continue delivering our world-class education with industry-leading student support.

Update: Monday, 29 March

The Brisbane campus will be closing today (Monday 29 March) from 1pm due to the Greater Brisbane Lockdown. The campus will be closed from today 1pm up to and including Thursday 1 April. We will reassess the situation on Monday and provide you with any further updates.

Our Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney and Perth campuses are currently open.

We’re closely monitoring the situation in all states and will continue to follow all state and federal guidelines if there are any outbreaks.

Please note that on-campus we have implemented a number of health and safety measures to ensure the safety of our community. It is vital we follow social distancing rules and hygiene practices in all our spaces, including strict maximum capacities allowed within our classrooms and on entire floors.

Whether you are studying online or on-campus, all students will still be able to visit their local campus to access computer labs, Wi-Fi and quiet spaces. They will also be able to consult with our student support staff such as our Student Experience Officers, Career Advisors, Student Counsellors, and our Academic Success Centre learning advisors.

Trimester 1 subject enrolments are now open. Due to the ongoing social distancing rules imposed by state and federal governments in response to COVID-19, we will be continuing to deliver a mix of on-campus and online classes in Trimester 1. Despite the situation with COVID-19 slowly improving in Australia, we understand that many of our students are continuing to face financial hardship. Please reach out to your local Student Experience team as early as possible to discuss your situation.

Travel Ban update: From 11:59pm AEST on Saturday 28 March 2020, all travellers arriving in Australia via air or seaports must undergo 14 days of isolation in the city of their arrival. The Australian Government will provide accommodation for the quarantine period. Please inform us if this situation is applicable to you.

If you have any questions at all, please get in touch with us so we can provide you with the guidance and support you need. Our priority is to support you throughout your studies at KBS.


Kaplan Business School has compiled a comprehensive set of FAQs for students to help them navigate the challenges brought on by COVID-19. This includes information about campus access, studying online and how to continue accessing the support services provided by KBS.

COVID-19 Response and Changes FAQ > 


Australian Government Department of Health – Coronavirus

This website is kept up to date by the Department of Health and offers advice and information specific to Australia relating to COVID-19.

Australian Government Department of Education – Coronavirus

This website is kept up to date by the Department of Education and offers advice and information specific to the Education sector, and specifically, International Students.

Australian Government Department of Home Affairs – Coronavirus

This website is kept up to date by the Department of Home Affairs and offers advice and information specific to travel restrictions and visas.

World Health Organisation – Coronavirus

This website is kept up to date by the World Health Organisation and offers general advice and information relating to the coronavirus.