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Coronavirus COVID-19: your questions answered

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This webpage provides information for all colleagues working at the University as the UK moves through the COVID-19 pandemic. For the latest government advice, please visit

A Major Recovery Team (MRT), formerly the Major Incident Team (MIT), is leading our University's response to the pandemic. It is co-chaired by Deputy Vice-Chancellor Parveen Yaqoob and Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Education & Student Experience) Julian Park and includes colleagues from across our University community.

If you have any suggestions on the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) below or would like to contact the MRT, please email

To view advice and information for our students please visit our Essentials webpages. You can find copies of all emails to students on this webpage


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Phased reopening of campus

COVID-19 safeguards and restrictions

Insurance and travel (including travelling to work)


Furlough leave

Guidance for Managers

Teaching & Learning information and resources


Last updated: 05 August 2020

New structure added. Content revised within all topic sections. 

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