What safety measures has the University put in place to manage Covid-19?

Find out more about measures Newcastle University are putting in place to keep students and staff safe.

We encourage (but do not require) the use of face coverings and continue to provide them free of charge.

We are also encouraging our students and staff to avoid coming onto campus for at least 5 days following a positive Covid-19 test or if they are experiencing Covid symptoms.  


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