Students living in Wales

From 6 pm Friday 23 October a new set of rules come into force for residents in Wales.

Read the Welsh Government's:

Some areas of Wales already have local lockdown restrictions in place. Find out more about local lockdowns in Wales.

Summary of new restrictions for residents in Wales from 6 pm 23 October

  • You must stay at home, except for very limited purposes
  • You must not visit other households or meet other people they do not live with
  • certain businesses and venues, including bars, restaurants and most shops must close
  • You must wear face coverings in indoor public spaces that remain open. There are some exemptions and exceptions to this rule, including on public transport and in taxis

If you break these new laws:

  • You may be told to go home or removed from where you are and returned home.
  • You may receive a fine of £60. This will rise to £120 if you break the rules again.
  • You may have criminal proceedings brought against you. You will have to pay a fine if you are found guilty.

University advice about coming to campus

  • Access your education online if you can.
  • If you need to attend campus for face-to-face teaching or studying you can do so.
  • Do not attend campus if:
  • Only move between your term-time address and your home address if necessary. This may be for work, to provide or receive care or because of concerns about your wellbeing.
  • Do not return home for a 'visit' during this period.
  • Do not travel home if you have been asked to self-isolate or have coronavirus symptoms.
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