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Accommodation 20-21 arrival information

UK students

When you join us in September, you will move into the room you have selected in your chosen residence as normal. This means that you will form a household with the other students in your flat. These are the people you can cook, eat and socialise with. You may have to distance yourself from your neighbours for a while depending on the guidance at the time, however, you can quickly build a community within your own household. There will be guidance provided in our online Induction that you will complete a few weeks before coming to University; which will have all the information you will need regarding keeping your accommodation clean and how to ensure you keep yourself and your flat safe from COVID-19.

Our arrival process will be slightly different this year, with students having the option to book their arrival on one of 6 days, this has been done to ensure we are able to reduce queuing and enable social distancing measures.

EU and International students

When you join us for the semester starting in September, you will be taken to one of our halls of residence at Scholars Green to complete your 14 day quarantine. You will not be charged any accommodation fees before the date you move into your contracted accommodation. You will be provided with bedding for the duration of your quarantine and the flats will be equipped with cooking utensils, pots and pans and crockery and cutlery. We will also ensure that you have the ability to receive food via an ordering system. This service will be provided free of charge.

There will be set arrival dates, these will be published as soon as they have been finalised, and you will need to notify the University of your arrival date and time. Those of you arriving into Heathrow on the set arrival days will have transport arranged by the University to bring you to the accommodation.

Once your 14 day quarantine has finished we will arrange to move you and your belongings to the room you were allocated when you applied for a room.

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