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Keeping King’s safe together

Updated: 4 November 2020

A national lockdown will be in place across England from Thursday 5 November until Wednesday 2 December. Under these new restrictions:

    • The university will remain open and we will continue to provide in-person teaching where it is most appropriate
    • Students and staff can continue to travel to and from our campuses
    • Students should not travel home during lockdown and should remain at their usual term-time address to prevent any further spread of the virus
    • Read the full outline of our plans

Protecting the health and wellbeing of our community of students and staff is our priority. We ask that everyone in our community familiarise themselves with the current restrictions and what they might mean for you, along with following the health and safety measures we have put in place on our campuses and in our residences. Protecting our own health and that of others is a responsibility we each have, so please do read this guidance before visiting our campuses. 

We are prepared to respond quickly to implement additional and appropriate measures where necessary and in the instance of suspected or confirmed cases.

The latest Government guidance is available on the website.

See also: Coronavirus Contact Tracing Privacy Notice

If you think you have symptoms...

You must stay at home if you or a member of your household develops a high temperature, a new continuous cough and / or a loss of taste or sense of smell. If you do feel unwell and you think you may have the symptoms of coronavirus, please visit the NHS 111 online coronavirus service for guidance and complete the self-isolation reporting form.

If you have been in close contact of someone who tests positive

If you have been in close contact of someone that has tested positive for COVID-19, or if you are notified by NHS Test and Trace or King's university or King's Residences or your close contact, you will need to self-isolate. Please see the government guidance for contacts.

Read our information on self isolating to find out more.