Coronavirus advice and information

Coronavirus advice and information

Following the recent confirmed cases of the new strain of novel coronavirus in the UK, we wanted to highlight some advice and information from the government in case any of your students or staff are concerned about the risks or are reviewing future travel plans.

Government guidance:

UK Government response

Travel Advice

World Health Organization: Novel Coronavirus


Sector guidance and events:

JISC – Planning for coronavirus (Covid-19)

QAA – Support for higher education providers

Office for Students – advice for HE providers

DfE – Guidance for educational settings

Shakespeare Martineau – Covid-19 Resource Hub

Shakespeare Martineau – Webinar series

Pinsent Masons – Advice for UK HR professionals

Pinsent Masons – Coronavirus news and information

UKCISA – information for international students 

UKCISA – information for UKCISA members (UKCISA Members only)

British Council – Webinar: Market Sentiment Towards the UK in light of Covid-19 – The perspective from East Asia


DfE helpline – 

Higher education staff, students and parents can contact the helpline in the following ways:

  • On 4th February 2020