1. Student Enquiries
  2. COVID-19 FAQs
  3. Covid-19 Testing & Vaccination

Do I have to get a rapid LFD Covid-19 test if I am coming onto campus?

Regular Covid-19 testing is no longer required under the latest government guidance.

If you test positive for Covid, or have Covid symptoms, please try to stay at home for at least 5 days and avoid contact with other people.


Report: If you have tested positive for Covid-19, please follow the normal Student Sickness and Absence Reporting procedure to inform your School. 

Urgent help: If you have an urgent need that cannot wait until the next working day you should call Security on 0191 208 6817 (available 24/7).

Covid support: If you have a Covid-19 related enquiry, you can contact the Student Services Line on 0191 208 3333. For updated operating hours please see this page.


Last reviewed: 07.10.2022