Please take some time to review all relevant Covid-19 information and guidance laid out on our Health & Safety pages, including the Student Induction video.
If you have Covid-19 symptoms you must self-isolate immediately.
Anyone aged 5 and over with coronavirus symptoms should self-isolate and get a test. Coronavirus symptoms are:
- a new continuous cough
- a high temperature
- loss of or change to sense of smell or taste
You must not go to your GP, visit a University facility or attend a medical facility or a hospital without prior permission if you are displaying symptoms. You should book a test if you have symptoms by ringing 119 or using the website https://gov.wales/apply-coronavirus-test
Students will be sent a home test kit to the address nominated which will be collected from the same address, with results available in 72 hours.
If you have tested positive for COVID-19 you must self-isolate and follow the guidance below.
If the ill person in the household is not showing any signs of improvement and has not already sought medical advice, visit the NHS Direct Wales website or call NHS 111. If it is a medical emergency, call 999.
Remember to update your details on the intranet and make firstname.lastname@example.org aware if you have tested positive for Covid-19 so we can support you with your engagement.
Self-isolate for 7 days if you test positive for COVID-19. You should take a Lateral Flow Test (LFT) on day 6 and day 7. If either LFT is positive, you should remain in isolation until 2 negative LFTs or after day 10, whichever is sooner.
Please see the latest Government advice on Self isolation.
The NHS COVID Pass lets you share your coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination records and test results in a secure way.
It allows you to prove to others that you have been vaccinated, or that you have had a negative lateral flow test result. This could be for:
- travelling abroad
- attending large events and venues in Wales
- attending events elsewhere in the UK
- showing your employer that you are fully vaccinated and are not required to self-isolate if you’re identified as a contact (excludes household contacts)
It will take up to 14 days after your vaccination before it shows in your NHS COVID pass.
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We recognise that Covid-19 has brought about significant uncertainty and change which may impact your mental health and wellbeing. To help support you through this challenging time, we have brought together various wellbeing resources including articles, online courses, videos and podcasts.
These resources complement services that already exist, and do not replace them.
There are a range of organisations that can support you https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/stress-anxiety-depression/mental-health-helplines/
The Government advice on Health and Self Isolation changes frequently so please check it regularly for updates.
Only if you have no internet access, call NHS 111 - by dialling 111 - or NHS Direct Wales on 0845 4647.
For a medical emergency dial 999.
It is vitally important that any member of the University Community returning to campus who displays any Covid19 symptoms should self –isolate immediately.
The Listening Service continues to be available for staff and students, it doesn't have to be a serious problem, it is there if you just want a chat. Appointments are currently available via Zoom and over the telephone, to book an appointment email email@example.com .
The Listening service is also available for 1:2:1 bereavement support.
The University strongly recommends that you continue to wear a face covering in all indoor areas, particularly where social distancing is not possible. Face coverings must be worn by law in health and social care settings unless you are exempt.
You may be requested by staff members as a reasonable measure to wear a face-covering i.e. where there are individuals who are at increased risk from Covid-19, including those who were previously shielding, so please be respectful of any such requests.
Please see our full guidance document on face coverings for more information.
If a student or member of staff has a medical condition or disability and is exempt from wearing a face covering or mask, they can choose to wear a sunflower lanyard, carry an exemption card or download a digital exemption on to a mobile phone, and not feel anxious about being challenged for not wearing a face covering.
If a student or member of staff has a medical condition or disability and is exempt from wearing a face covering or mask, they can choose to wear a sunflower lanyard and not feel anxious about being challenged for not wearing a face covering. These are available for students at MyUniHub at Singleton and the Bay and at Colleges for staff.