Coronavirus (Covid-19) updates for staff and students

Health, safety and travel

General advice and support for all students and staff including information on University services, health and self-isolation, travel and official resources.

The health, safety and wellbeing of our entire University community is our highest priority. The FAQs below provide useful information on health, safety and travel, and there are more specific FAQs available for current studentsstaff and prospective students including wellbeing advice and resources.

As this is a rapidly changing situation, these pages are being updated daily and you can find a summary of the daily updates on our Covid-19 homepage.

If you are looking for general information on the Novel coronavirus (Covid-19), please visit the NHS Inform website.

Management of Covid-19 cases

What to do if there are suspected or confirmed cases of Covid-19 infection, if you or a member of the University community needs to self-isolate and contact tracing process.

Hygiene measures

How to protect yourself and other, enhanced hygiene and face coverings advice.

Safe return to our Estate

Health and safety information relating to ventilation, water and furnishings.


Information on safety issues including first aid, fire safety and training for those returning to campus.

Travel, fieldwork and outdoor teaching

Guidance on government travel restrictions, University travel, fieldwork and outdoor teaching.

University advice and support

Advice and support relating to Health and Safety at the University.

Covid-19 reporting (Staff)

Please let the University know if you are self-isolating and/or have tested positive for Covid-19.

Covid-19 Test Centres

Information on Covid-19 testing centres for students and staff.