Coronavirus | COVID-19

OUR RESPONSE TO COVID

Throughout the pandemic, the health and safety of our students, colleagues, everyone who accesses our campuses, and our local communities has been our main priority. 

We are keen that we are reflecting the changes that are being made in society towards managing and living with Covid. It is thanks to everyone’s efforts we have been able to limit the spread of infection within the university and maintain working and teaching, and we want that to continue.

We are continuing to follow any Welsh Government Covid guidance, so that we are taking appropriate and proportionate steps to keep people safe. 

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OUR CAMPUSES

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All of our on-campus facilities and services are available

Masks

Face coverings are not mandatory, but individuals are welcome to wear them 

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There is regular cleaning of high touchpoint areas 

Hand Sanitiser

You’ll find hand sanitisers throughout our buildings which everyone is encouraged to regularly use 

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Everyone is also encouraged to have their Covid-19 vaccinations 


Learning and Teaching

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All of our existing Covid-related restrictions for learning and teaching have ended. This includes the removal of restrictions on the number of students that we can have in our learning and teaching facilities. 

RISK ASSESSMENTS

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The University’s Covid risk assessments have been updated to reflect the up-to-date public health position and relevant guidelines. Students were asked to complete individual risk assessments when they enrolled at the start of the academic year.  


THE FUTURE

The wellbeing and health and safety of our students and staff is paramount to us. Should there be any changes to Welsh Government regulations during the 2022/23 academic year, then the methods and activities adopted for delivering our course may need to differ from those previously published. Please be reassured that we have flexible teaching and learning methods, appropriate technology and the experience to enable us to easily adapt our delivery, to support you to succeed in your studies, should this be necessary. 

Whether you’re on-campus full time, part-time with online study, or full-time online, USW is committed to providing you with a fantastic student experience and a wealth of support.

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