COVID-19 update

Last updated: 21 November 2023

Please DO NOT COME TO CAMPUS if you have any COVID-19 symptoms, including a fever, chills or sweats, cough, sore throat, shortness of breath, runny nose, or loss or change in sense of taste or smell – however mild, even if you have a negative rapid antigen test result.

Find out what to do if you have symptoms, or if you or someone you know tests positive for COVID-19.
Testing and notification information

If you are a close contact, you are encouraged to explore studying or working from home, if you can, for 7 days. Further guidance is available on our testing and notification page.

Latest updates

  • COVID-19 cases remain elevated in the community, please take extra care to look after yourself and others and follow the latest health advice if you are unwell with symptoms of COVID-19 or other infectious illnesses such as colds and influenza.
  • You are welcome to wear a face mask anywhere on campus for personal and community safety.
  • Students and staff can purchase discounted RATs and P2 masks on campus, with limited access to free RATs and P2 masks for students meeting these support criteria.
  • The University strongly encourages everyone to remain up to date with vaccinations for COVID-19 and other infectious illnesses, such as influenza.
    • COVID-19 vaccinations are free for everyone. COVID-19 vaccination boosters are available for anyone aged 18+ who hasn't had a COVID-19 infection or booster in the past 6 months.
    • Book your influenza or COVID-19 vaccination at the University Health Service or use this service finder to find a provider near you.
    • There are some circumstances under government legislation and in some host workplaces where evidence of vaccination or valid exemption is required.

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