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Summer term arrangements

Everything you need to know about arrangements for Summer 2021.

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Updated 14 April 2021

Summer term arrangements

The Government has confirmed that the current policy for students returning to campus remain in place until at least Monday 17 May. In practice this means that face-to-face teaching will continue into the summer term for those students on practical or practice-based courses who were notified last term that they should return to study on campus, and for all other students teaching and learning will continue online until at least Monday 17 May.

As previously there may be exceptional circumstances that make it necessary for students to be on campus, for example if they need access to University facilities in order to be able to study or if it is better for them to be in Leeds for their health and wellbeing.

In the meantime, please continue with your current working, teaching and research arrangements and remember to follow the Hands. Face. Space. Fresh air guidelines.

Further details about the current restrictions and exceptions to these are available on the Summer term arrangements section of this website.

Testing arrangements

If you don’t have any coronavirus symptoms, students are asked to book a free and fast asymptomatic lateral flow test on campus. These tests are also available to staff who need to work on campus.

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If you are showing symptoms of COVID-19, you must not book an asymptomatic test or attend campus. Instead, you must stay at home and book a test through the NHS Test and Trace Service.

Supporting students and staff

If you are a student or member of staff, let us know if you are self-isolating or have tested positive for coronavirus so we can support you.

Please see our information about how we can support you if you test positive for coronavirus or need to self-isolate.

If you need to self-isolate or receive a positive test result, you must let the University know by emailing, visiting our reporting COVID webpage or calling 0113 3438777. If you live in University accommodation please also report to them that you are self-isolating.

Find out how we can work together to stay safe.

Working arrangements for staff

We expect the majority of staff to continue to work remote remotely from the UK while social distancing remains in force.

Staff asked to carry out work on campus or able to resume research on campus will receive appropriate notification.

Information for prospective students

If you’re an applicant or offer holder please visit our coronavirus information FAQs for prospective students.

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