Your safety will always be our priority. To find out more about how we have ensured all our properties are covid secure and a safe place for our residents to call home please click here.
The quarantine requirements for students travelling to the UK to study differ depending on the country you are travelling from.
The UK has categorised these by green, amber and red listed countries and territories.
No quarantine requirement for students travelling from green list countries. View list of countries here.
Students who are fully vaccinated under the UK’s approved vaccination programme don’t have to quarantine if they have a negative PCR test on or before day two of arrival. To find out if you have received a UK approved vaccine and for full details click here. Otherwise you must quarantine for 10 days at your student accommodation if you arrive from an amber country. You could reduce your quarantine period to five days if you are studying in England as part of the Test to Release scheme. This allows you to pay for a private Covid test on day 5 and if the test is negative you can end your quarantine. For full details and to book a test click here. View list of amber countries here.
Arrivals from red listed countries must quarantine for 10 days at a hotel when you arrive in the UK. Many universities have announced that they will fund the hotel costs for all students travelling from red listed countries. View list of countries here.
HOW WE WILL SUPPORT YOU THROUGH YOUR QUARANTINE PERIOD
If you arrive from an amber listed country you will spend your quarantine period with us in your accommodation.
Our teams will be available to support everything you need:
Door to door deliveries – our team will deliver everything you need to your doorstep. From parcels, takeaways and food shops
– our team will be available 24/7 to check on your well-being during your quarantine period. All students will be able to contact their halls teams if there is anything they need and the team will do daily wellbeing checks
Testing – for students following the covid testing programme we will deliver the tests to their doors and can post them back
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