The University is planning to start the
2020/2021 academic year for all students in September, providing high-quality, accessible and engaging teaching and learning, a positive
student experience and wide-ranging support.
first important element of our plan relates to your safety and that of our
whole University community. We will follow government advice on social
distancing and personal safety to ensure a ‘Covid secure’ working and learning
environment. The University campus will be operational, and you will be able to
study and engage in person and regularly with other students and staff.
You will be able to participate in lectures,
face-face tutorials, and seminars. You will be able to access laboratory and
studio experiences, fieldwork, placements, the library, and all student support
and welfare services. If needed, either to enable social distancing or to
support your individual circumstances, options for remote access or online and
blended learning will be available alongside the face-to-face experience.
We know that we all may need to adapt if Covid
conditions change. But our priority is to ensure a great teaching, learning and
social experience for all our students.
We all look forward to welcoming you back to campus to continue your