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All travel bookings to mainland China suspended until further notice

27 Feb 2020

Please read the University guidance

This advice is correct at the time of publication of this news article.  For the latest information, please check Public Health England and the University’s coronavirus website.

Following the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19), all travel bookings to mainland China (excluding Hong Kong and Macau) are now suspended until further notice.

If you are planning to travel to other countries please be aware that if you have a non-UK passport, some countries are adding visa restrictions in efforts to contain the virus.  Please ensure your visa is valid before making any bookings. 

Where possible, the University recommends purchasing refundable air fares/hotel rates in order to minimise the impact of the developing coronavirus situation. This additional premium rate gives some insurance against event, flight or hotel cancellations.

This is a fluid situation and the Government continues to provide updates which include specific advice for travellers returning to the UK from infected areas: