Coronavirus (Covid-19) updates for staff and students


Covid-19 related information and guidance for University of Edinburgh staff.

Latest updates for staff (20 September 2021)

These Covid-19 webpages for staff have been updated to reflect the latest government and University guidance as we enter Semester One 2021/22. Where changes have been made, these will be timestamped accordingly. 

Staff are strongly encouraged to keep up to date by regularly reading this dedicated information on staff and employment matters, additional guidance for managers and the additional information on managing Covid-19 and the hygiene and safety measures in place.

Informing the University if you're self-isolating

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

Covid-19 reporting

Pay and employment policies

Information for staff around pay, annual leave, absence reporting, childcare and vaccination.

On-campus, home, and hybrid working

Information and guidance for staff around working arrangements due to the Covid-19 outbreak.

Support and guidance

Information and resources to support staff including health and wellbeing, visa and immigration and support for research staff.

Additional guidance for managers

Guidance for managers including the use of furlough, recording absences, managing staff who are working from home or working on campus, recruitment and on-boarding new staff.

Entering and returning to the UK

Information and support for staff currently living and working overseas and who will be entering or returning to the UK during enhanced travel restrictions.