Coronavirus: Information for students and staff

Whilst we currently have no students or staff reporting symptoms of the Coronavirus, please find below the latest advice and guidance for staff and students as well as useful contact details.

The UK Chief Medical Officers are advising anyone who has travelled to the UK from mainland China, Thailand, Japan, Republic of Korea, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia or Macau in the last 14 days and is experiencing cough or fever or shortness of breath, to stay indoors and call NHS 111, even if symptoms are mild.

If you have returned from these specific areas since 19 February, you should call NHS 111 and stay indoors and avoid contact with other people even if you do not have symptoms:

If you have returned from these areas since 19 February and develop symptoms, however mild, you should stay indoors at home and avoid contact with other people immediately and call NHS 111. You do not need to follow this advice if you have no symptoms:

  • Northern Italy (anywhere north of Pisa, Florence and Rimini)
  • Vietnam
  • Cambodia
  • Laos
  • Myanmar

Advice for students:

Students who are currently at home should remain at home, follow the advice above, and NOT return to Hartpury if they fall into the above categories.

Residential students who are already on campus and fall into any of the categories above should immediately self-isolate in their rooms in their halls of residence and immediately contact 111 as above, as well as the Hartpury duty warden. Hartpury will then enact the guidelines as directed by Public Health England.

Students should also contact their tutor to arrange continuing their studies remotely.

Students who have any concerns or require further information should contact

Advice for staff:

Staff who fall into any of the above categories should follow the advice above, including remaining at home, self-isolating and contacting 111.

Staff should also immediately inform their line manager.  For any further advice or queries please contact

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