Current status as of 10 May 2020
Following the Prime Minister's speech on 10 May, we can confirm that our campuses will remain closed. Staff and students should continue to follow arrangements currently in place for work and study. We will continue to update you as the situation develops.
The Prime Minister announced the new curbs on movement on 23 March, allowing people to leave their homes for only ‘very limited purposes’.
Our halls of residence remain open. Our teaching sites are only open for very specific purposes and access will be restricted - staff should not come in, unless otherwise advised. Access to our campuses will be highly restricted - students should access services online. Libraries are closed, and pooled PCs and other IT facilities are not available.
All students and staff are asked to let us know if they are self-isolating, shielding or have been confirmed as having coronavirus, via our new reporting form, please see the box on the right.
The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) advises British people travelling abroad to return to the UK now, if commercial flights are still available. This advice was published on 23 March and was effective immediately.