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Durham University

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Student Arrivals January 2021

LATEST NEWS - 7 January 2021

With a very few exceptions, all teaching and learning will now be online only for the entirety of Epiphany Term – up to 19 March 2021.

Students not currently in Durham should not return to Durham City before the start of Easter Term 2021, at the earliest.

College accommodation charges are waived for students not in residence in Epiphany Term 2021.

The University will work hard to ensure that learning outcomes and the graduation of students are achieved on time.

The University will work as hard as it can to provide students with an enhanced Easter Term within the prevailing national context.

Government Guidelines on Quarantine

Please be aware of the current Government guidelines for arrivals in the UK including quarantine requirements. Quarantine rules are subject to change so please keeping checking the guidance at the link below for the most up-to-date information:

The UK government has also recently announced that from 15 December, people arriving in the UK from a country not on the travel corridor list will no longer need to self-isolate if they take a private COVID-19 after 5 days of self-isolation and the result is negative:

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Test to Release for international travel - GOV.UK (

We are really looking forward to welcoming you on campus!