Coronavirus Recovery: advice and latest information

We are asking all students to take part in asymptomatic COVID-19 tests before they return to University and whilst at University. This will help those who are asymptomatic but could spread the virus know that they have to self-isolate. We strongly recommend you take part in the asymptomatic tests to help keep your university community safe and help keep campus activity safe and open.

The tests are available free of charge and can be picked up from both campuses:

  • Singleton – Reception areas of ILS1, Wallace and Digital Technium and Fulton Reception. 
  • Bay – Reception areas at Engineering Central, School of Management, The College and Students' Union Office on Bay Campus. 

Order rapid lateral flow home test kits on GOV.UK. You can order 1 home testing kit (7 tests) at a time. Delivery takes 1 to 2 days.

You can also collect testing kits in person. Find your nearest collection point and opening times (on

You can collect rapid COVID-19 tests from most pharmacies. Find out if a pharmacy near you is offering this service.

Even if you have no symptoms, we recommend that you carry out twice weekly testing to help keep yourself, your family, friends and the community safe. About 1 in 3 people with COVID-19 do not have symptoms but can still infect others.