• Information for students

    Find out about personal possessions insurance, travel insurance for Erasmus / Year abroad students, placements and fieldwork, and Students' Union activities.

  • Travel and personal accident

    Including details of policy, summary of cover, a price list, how to apply for cover, how to make a claim, plus tips for travellers and personal accident cover.

  • Liability

    Information concerning employers liability, public liability, professional negligence, libel and slander, directors and officers liability, pension fund trustees liability, claims, field trips and student placements.

  • Clinical research

    Details of insurance cover and help with completing an ethics form.

  • Overseas risks

    Help with transit insurance and working overseas.

  • Motor

    Details of policy, hire vehicles, driving your own vehicle on university business, driving abroad, driving minibuses and how to make a claim.

  • Property

    Insurance information for buildings and contents, computers, business interruption insurance (income), money (cash), engineering and contract works.



Insurance Officer Ginny Hope
0117 39 41821

Insurance Assistant Nicola Semple
0117 39 41828


The insurance team are not registered insurance brokers and act solely for the University.  They will always endeavour to help as far as reasonably practicable, but in no circumstances can they provide individual insurance advice.

Portal number

The Portal number for our insurer Zurich Municipal is: C00108


Please note that from 1st August 2016 the University moved travel insurers from Ace Europe to Royal and Sun Alliance - details of the new insurers can be found under the travel and personal accident section of this webpage.