Updated: 16 August 2021

Keeping people safe. Keeping learning going.

We understand the uncertainty and challenges caused by the coronavirus pandemic and that many of our future students and their families are understandably concerned about the impact and what it might mean for them.

Our main focus is on protecting the health and wellbeing of our students and staff and ensuring continued access to learning.

Coronavirus FAQs


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Welsh Government guidance

Please note the guidance between England and Wales is different, continue to check the status of each country before travelling.


Welsh Government guidance

Since the beginning of the pandemic, the Welsh Government has introduced restrictions and alert levels to minimise the spread of Covid-19. The alert levels set out the health protections measures to help control the impact of the virus.

From 7 August, Wales will move to alert level 0. Further details and guidance on the Welsh Government restrictions can be found here.


Alert level zero

It is important that we all continue to exercise common sense and help to reduce the spread of Covid-19.

Keeping you safe:

  • Wash your hands regularly with soap and water for 20 seconds, or use a hand sanitiser
  • Continue to wear a face covering inside public places, with the exception of hospitality settings such as restaurants and cafes
  • Self-isolate if you, anyone you live with, or anyone in your extended household has:

For more information, please read the Government FAQs and detailed guidance on the Welsh regulations.

Your student experience is important to us, and we have been working and continue to work to ensure your overall experience.


Please note: This information is accurate at the time of sharing. We continue to monitor and follow government guidance in relation to Covid-19 and are prepared to adapt accordingly to changes in guidance to ensure the health and safety of our students and staff. All courses commencing from August 2021 may be offered as a mix of face-to-face and online learning activities. Where necessary as a result of changes to restrictions, face-to-face contact time may be increased or decreased. Should restrictions increase in the future, this may require a return to full online offer. Online may include, but is not limited to, activities delivered through your VLE and additional learning platforms to enable collaboration, connection and engagement with learning materials, resources and people, including our student support services. Any alternative teaching, assessment and support arrangements which may be implemented are designed to enable you to achieve the same learning outcomes you would normally, ensuring the value and quality of your award remain unchanged.

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