Our campuses are all open but, in the event that members of our University community are asked to self-isolate, we're ready to support you.
You might need to self-isolate because:
The information on this page applies to you, for whatever reason you're self-isolating.
If you have any questions or concerns, call our helpline on 01245 683368. Please note that you cannot book a COVID-19 test on this number. To book to visit a test site, please go to https://www.gov.uk/get-coronavirus-test.
Follow these three simple steps:
If you're living in University accommodation and are asked to self-isolate, please don't worry about getting hold of food or other essential goods. We're here to support you all the way, and we'll take care of the basics.
We'll check in with you to make sure you're doing OK, and invite you to join a special Facebook group and regular virtual meet-ups. And you can safely join a range of social and wellbeing events online.
You'll be able to continue your studies online while you self-isolate, as long as you're well enough to do so. Our student support services will also be there if you need them, including the Counselling and Wellbeing Service.
You must stay at home (or in your University room) for at least ten days. We'll support you throughout this time.
If you experience symptoms yourself:
Every Monday, we publish newly confirmed positive COVID-19 cases reported to the University in the previous week. You can see the latest figures here.
The number of positive cases at ARU is currently low, and we thank our community for following safety guidelines and helping to maintain Covid-secure campuses.
If you need to self-isolate you'll be able to continue your studies online, before returning to face-to-face teaching.Continuing your studies
We'll support all students who are self-isolating in ARU accommodation with food and other essentials.Taking care of the basics
We're here to support your wellbeing with one-to-one 'buddy' calls, online catch-ups and more.Keeping safe and well
It's important for all of of us to relax and enjoy some down-time. We'll continue to support this.Staying in touch