The University of Strathclyde has joined other Glasgow universities by announcing face-to-face teaching is suspended due to the coronavirus outbreak. 

Teaching will be delivered online from Monday, March 16 and students are being advised attending lectures and classes. 

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Campus facilities will remain open, including student residences, the university's library and other support and welfare services. 

Exams scheduled to take place in the spring are under revision and guidance will be provided at a later date. 

A statement from the university read: "We assure you that in planning for the growing impact of the outbreak, the safety, health and wellbeing of the whole University continue to be of paramount importance to us.

"We are committed to ensuring all students can continue their studies with minimum disruption."

The University of Glasgow announced on Saturday teaching will transition to online before confirming three people tested positive for COVID-19. 

It is not yet known if those affected are students or staff. 

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All exams scheduled to take place in April and May will not be taking place in the exam halls. 

Glasgow Caledonian University was one of the first higher education facilities in the city to cancel face-to-face teaching as a safety precaution.

A student at the city centre university is currently self-isolating and is suspected to have the virus.