Tests and vaccinations

Updated 8 September 2021

Free asymptomatic COVID-19 tests

Free COVID-19 lateral flow testing is now available to everyone in England. All staff, students and postgraduate researchers are asked to take two tests each week to help prevent transmission of the virus.

The Asymptomatic Test Centre is located at Cromer Terrace studio.

Visit our free asymptomatic COVID-19 tests page to book a test.

Reporting you have COVID-19

If you are self-isolating or have had a positive coronavirus test, you must let us know through visiting our reporting you have COVID-19 page so we can arrange support for you.


COVID-19 vaccines are effective. They can keep you from getting and spreading the virus that causes COVID-19 and can also help keep you from getting seriously ill even if you do get COVID-19. We encourage all students, both UK and international, to take a vaccine before returning to studies in September.

Our COVID-19 vaccination information, provides you with details on how you can book a COVID-19 vaccination as well as answering some of the most frequently asked questions on the topic of vaccinations.

Statistics and support available

Our statistics and support available page aims to answer any questions our staff and students might have about developing symptoms of COVID-19, testing positive or self isolation. It also shows statistics on coronavirus cases among our staff and students.

You can also see previous results of COVID-19 cases at the University.