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Durham University

Covid-19 Response
  • Covid-19

    Covid-19

We welcome the Government’s guidance on how students at English universities can travel home safely for the winter break.

Were aware that many of our students will very much want to travel home, while others will choose to, or will need to, remain in Durham. All of our students have our full support.

We will update these webpages with information and guidance on a regular basis to reflect the latest government advice.

Please use the pages below to access the information most relevant to you.

New / updated FAQs

We are regularly updating our FAQs with the latest information. Highlighted below are FAQs that were added / updated the week commencing Monday 30 November 2020.

FAQs on the following pages for staff have been updated week commencing Monday 30 November:

Recent communications

We are communicating regularly with staff and students via email. To read or most recent communications, please click on the links below:

4 December

Staff and postgraduate research students: Covid-19 Update 4.12.2020: Guidance on students returning to higher education in January

Undergraduate and postgraduate taught students: Covid-19 Update 4.12.2020: Guidance on students returning to higher education in January

27 November

Staff and postgraduate research students: Covid-19 update

Undergraduate and postgraduate taught students: Covid-19 update

26 November

All staff: Your opportunity to get tested – all you need to know

25 November

Undergraduate and postgraduate taught students: Everything you need to know about getting your Lateral Flow Test

23 November

Staff and postgraduate research students: Covid-19 update

Undergraduate and postgraduate taught students: Covid-19 update

19 November

Postgraduate research students: Covid-19 update

All students - Planning safe travel

All students - Covid-19 testing

16 November

Staff and postgraduate research students: Covid-19 update

Undergraduate and postgraduate taught students: Covid-19 update

All staff - Covid-19 testing update

All students - Covid-19 testing update

13 November

All staff: End of term update

All students: End of term update

Covid-19 Incident Control Centre

The Covid-19 Incident Control Centre (ICC) is operating 7 days a week. Open from 8am to 8pm Monday-Friday, and 9am to 5pm Saturday-Sunday, and can be contacted in the event of an incident by email or on 0191 334 0000. Outside of these hours, the telephone will be answered by Security.

To report a Covid-19 breach, call 101 to speak to the local police.