Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The University is closely monitoring the ongoing coronavirus situation. You should use these webpages as your main source of information about our response.

This page was last updated on 14 August 2020 at 17:11 (GMT)

Latest updates

Our campuses and facilities are only accessible to critical workers and students who cannot return home services on campus.


Advice on coronavirus

The University is following advice from UK government and the NHS – as well as from the Chinese health authorities for our Ningbo campus. Our priority is the health and safety of our community in the UK, China, Malaysia and wider world.

How the University is helping to fight coronavirus

People are what makes this University great, now more than ever. Our staff and students are supporting the local, national and global effort to tackle the pandemic.

This includes:

  • loaning over £1m worth of equipment to support national testing for COVID-19
  • offering expert advice to government, local healthcare providers and the media
  • working and volunteering in the community and at local NHS hospitals

Our response

Join the effort: find out about secondments and volunteering for staff and students.