Staff communications

Updated: 7 January 2021

Read copies of email communications issued to staff (from 11 March 2020) which have included coronavirus advice or updates. These are listed in date order, with the most recent message at the top. Email communications to staff on all subject matters, including our regular enews, can be found on For Staff.


January 2021

A message from the Vice-Chancellor: update on health and safety arrangements, sent 13 January 2021

Updates about the current situation – childcare, parking, testing and more sent 7 January 2021

Message from the Vice-Chancellor following announcement of national lockdown – sent 5 January 

Government press conference – A message from Roger Gair sent 4 January 2021

December 2020

Revised January Arrangements – A Message from Roger Gair sent 31 December 2020

eNews extra coronavirus (#36) sent 18 December 2020

eNews extra coronavirus (#35) sent 11 December 2020

eNews extra coronavirus (#34) sent 4 December 2020

January arrangements – a message from Roger Gair, sent 4 December 2020

November 2020

eNews extra coronavirus (#33) sent 27 November 2020

eNews extra coronavirus (#32) sent 20 November 2020

End of term arrangements for students and asymptomatic testing centre – message from University Secretary, Roger Gair, sent 19 November 2020 (opens on For Staff)

eNews extra coronavirus (#31) sent 13 November 2020

Staff survey – Message from Francesca Fowler, sent 9 November 2020

eNews extra coronavirus (#30) sent 6 November 2020

Arrangements for our students next term – message from the Vice-Chancellor, sent 6 November 2020

New national restrictions and impact on the University – message from University Secretary, Roger Gair, sent 4 November 2020

October 2020

eNews extra coronavirus (#29) sent 30 October 2020

eNews extra coronavirus (#28) sent 23 October 2020

Local COVID alert level and impact on the University – message from University Secretary, Roger Gair, sent 22 October 2020

eNews extra coronavirus (#27) sent 16 October 2020

Christmas break 2020 – message from the Vice-Chancellor and Director of HR, sent Thursday 15 October (opens on For Staff)

eNews extra coronavirus (#26) sent 9 October 2020

Reporting on coronavirus cases in our University community – message from University Secretary, Roger Gair, sent 7 October 2020

eNews extra coronavirus (#25) sent 2 October 2020

September 2020

eNews extra coronavirus (#24) sent 25 September 2020

Arrangements in the new academic year – a message from the Vice-Chancellor – all staff email sent 25 September 2020

eNews extra coronavirus (#23) sent 18 September 2020

eNews extra coronavirus (#22) sent 11 September 2020

Your role in keeping our community safe – all staff email sent 10 September 2020

August 2020

eNews extra coronavirus (#21) sent 28 August 2020

Update on working arrangements for next term – A message from the University Secretary – all staff email sent 26 August 2020

eNews extra coronavirus (#20) sent 21 August 2020

eNews extra coronavirus (#19) sent 7 August 2020

July 2020

eNews extra coronavirus (#18) sent 31 July 2020

Travel overseas for personal or recreational reasons – all staff email sent 30 July 2020

eNews extra coronavirus (#17) sent 24 July 2020

eNews extra coronavirus (#16) sent 17 July 2020

Staff survey findings: Message from Francesca Fowler, sent 15 July 2020

eNews extra coronavirus (#15) sent 10 July 2020

eNews extra coronavirus (#14) sent 3 July 2020

June 2020

eNews extra coronavirus (#13) sent 26 June 2020

Email to all staff sent on 23 June prior to government announcement

Staff survey: Message from Francesca Fowler, sent 22 June 2020

eNews extra coronavirus (#12) sent 19 June 2020

Health and safety measures on campus, message from University Secretary Roger Gair, sent 16 June 2020

eNews extra coronavirus (#11) sent 12 June 2020

Arrangements for student admissions and education in 2020-21, sent 9 June 2020

eNews extra coronavirus (#10) sent 5 June 2020

Update on response to coronavirus pandemic from University Secretary Roger Gair, sent 4 June 2020

May 2020

eNews extra coronavirus (#9) sent 22 May 2020

Prof Tom Ward – Develop your skills for delivering student education, 20 May

eNews extra coronavirus (#8) sent 15 May 2020

Staff survey findings – from Director of HR, Francesca Fowler, 14 May 2020

Update from the Director of HR, Francesca Fowler, 11 May 2020

eNews extra coronavirus (#7) sent 7 May 2020

Our approach to planning the return to campus sent 7 May 2020

Enews extra coronavirus (#6) sent 1 May 2020

Update from the Vice-Chancellor – The financial impact of the coronavirus pandemic – sent to all staff 1 May 2020

April 2020

Staff survey email from Francesca Fowler sent 27 April 2020

eNews extra coronavirus (#5) sent 24 April 2020

Message from Vice Chancellor sent to all staff 17 April 2020

IT security reminder 9 April

Thank you message from the Vice Chancellor sent to all staff 6 April 2020

eNews extra coronavirus (#4) sent 3 April 2020

March 2020

Academic support guidance email to staff sent 31 March 2020

Travel information email to all staff sent 30 March 2020

eNews extra coronavirus (#3) sent 27 March 2020

eNews extra coronavirus (#2) sent 20 March 2020

A message to all staff from the Vice-Chancellor, sent 20 March 2020

Campus services update to all staff – 19 March 2020

Email to staff on remote support for online teaching, sent 18 March

Email to LUU staff from LUU, sent 17 March

Student education arrangements, sent 17 March

All staff email 17 March 2020, 4pm

Email to all staff sent 16 March 10pm

Email to all staff on transitioning to online learning, sent 16 March

Email to all staff with an update on the University’s response to the Coronavirus, sent 14 March 2020 

eNews extra: coronavirus (#1), sent 13 March 2020

Email to all staff on international travel bookings, sent 13 March 2020

Email to all staff from the Vice Chancellor, sent 11 March 2020