When do I need to self isolate?

Under the latest Government guidance, you are no longer required to self-isolate if you test positive for Covid-19 or develop Covid symptoms, however you are advised to stay at home and avoid contact with others for at least five full days.

If you test positive for Covid, please avoid coming onto campus.


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