Coronavirus advice and guidance

Find everything you need to know about the Coronavirus (Covid-19) situation at the University and how to support yourself this term.

Latest – 29 May 2020

Today (29 May), PVC Education and Students, Kelly Coate wrote to all continuing students to confirm that the new academic year would be begin on the published dates (term starts on the 21 September) and to briefly outline the current plans for welcoming all students back. You can read her email here.


The Student Life Centre, Student Support Unit, The Counselling ServiceCareers and Employability Centre and International Student Support are providing online services if you need support.

To contact them, email:

Health information

The National Health Service (NHS) and Public Health England are the official sources of all UK health advice and guidance.

The NHS has guidance on:

Public Health England has assessed the Coronavirus risk in the UK as high.

Travel advice

The Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO), part of the UK government, is the official source of travel advice and guidance.

FCO information covers:

We are following all the guidance from these organisations.