Self-isolation for students arriving in the UK

19 August 2020

report coverOn 8 June 2020, the UK government implemented a policy of self-isolation for anyone arriving in the UK. 

The aim is to help manage the risks to public health from coronavirus (Covid-19), and at the time of writing the policy may require new arrivals to the UK to self-isolate for a period of 14 days from the date of arrival. It is in this context that this guidance and checklist has been produced. 


UUK response to updated DfE guidance for universities

10 September 2020
Responding to updated government guidance for universities ahead of students starting the new term, Alistair Jarvis, Chief Executive of Universities UK, said:

A business is born every two hours at UK universities

28 August 2020
​University graduates start 4,000 new businesses and are responsible for supporting tens of thousands of jobs every year.


The grades u-turn caused a ripple effect throughout education – it could be catastrophic for unis

25 August 2020
From over-stretched finances to lack of space and facilities, universities are facing a perfect storm of problems.

Laptop, phone and tablet, at home studying

Covid-19 silver linings: how the pandemic has increased opportunities for disabled university students

15 July 2020
AbilityNet's Amy Low explains how new ways of working brought about by the pandemic have resulted in improvements in accessibility and inclusion for disabled university students.