If you are a student or a member of staff and have symptoms of Covid-19 or have had a positive test
Report it to us. Please look at the new FAQs to familiarise yourself with what to do in case you need to report symptoms or a positive test in the future.
Our campus is a Covid-secure environment and is currently open for a limited number of students, on specific courses. Covid-19 precautions are in place. Details of arrangements for students for the new term can be found here
Find more information for parents, carers and families of current students
Information for parents, carers and families of current students
How will students be supported in their Halls in the event of needing to self-isolate?
The University has put together a self-isolation guide to support students. This includes practical guidance, arrangements for digital drop in sessions and information of how to get in touch with student wellbeing services.
We have developed a care pack containing essential supplies to sustain students through the early part of any isolation. This gives students time to arrange grocery deliveries and make support arrangements.
Each Hall provider has arrangements in place to support self-isolation related to student wellbeing, delivery of groceries, laundry and hygiene routines. We maintain close contact with hall providers to identify any emerging student needs.
Can students travel home to visit family during term time?
We strongly advise you review the current government guidance in advance of making any visit plans.
I’m worried about my family member at University coping with self-isolation or lock down. Can they return to their family home?
Government guidance says that students should remain in their current accommodation and not travel home to self-isolate, this is to prevent the virus spreading. The University and halls have a range of support for students who need to self-isolate, you can find full details here.
In general terms students should self-isolate in their current household and not move.
The government has published guidance for those with learning disabilities, autism or serious mental illness, it details that not all stay at home and social distancing measures will be possible if you, or those you are living with, have significant conditions such as learning disabilities, autism or serious mental illness. Health practitioners and family members will need to evaluate care plans and the competing risks of exposure to the virus and an individuals’ wellbeing if considering changing the location of self-isolation.
Additionally the government has set out if you do not feel safe at home and are at risk of abuse that there is help and support available to you.. You can leave your home or be outside to access critical public services, or to move home where your safety is at risk. If you are in immediate danger, call 999 and ask for the police. The police will continue to respond to emergency calls.
Are students allowed to be on campus during Lockdown?