Coronavirus (Covid-19)


General information explaining how the University will support and continue to pay staff during the Coronavirus outbreak, including guidance for those able to work from home and information on the University's use of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, also known as the Furlough Scheme.

The following information explains how the University will support staff during the Coronavirus outbreak.

Additional guidance is provided for managers. Staff are strongly encouraged to keep up to date by regularly reading this dedicated information on staff and employment matters, and the additional information on health, safety and travel.

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (the 'Furlough Scheme')

Pay, benefits and conditions of employment 

Annual leave

Access to University buildings and information for staff

Remote and home working  

 Working on-campus

Health and wellbeing 

Employment policies and other support 

Visa and immigration support 

Go Abroad   


Advice for academic and teaching staff

Other support

Additional guidance for managers

Guidance for managers on recording absences, recruitment, on-boarding new staff and managing individuals and teams who work from home.