Travel updates and guidance

Travel FAQs

Guidance for University of Edinburgh students undertaking or planning to undertake work/study placements abroad in 2021/22.

Update 15th July 2021

Following the UK Government’s announcement that, from 19th July, the Foreign Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) will no longer advise against travel to amber countries, the University Executive has agreed to approve travel, where possible, for students who wish to undertake their planned mandatory and optional study and work abroad activities in 2021/22.

Our FAQs have been updated to reflected this adapted policy.

Risk assessment and approval

Following approval

If a placement can’t take place