Cardiff University advises students not to travel for Easter

Free screening services will still be available

Cardiff University has released their Easter break guidelines, strongly advising students not not travel during Easter break.

This announcement comes in support of the Welsh government’s advice to the students. The government says this will control the possible spread of new variants of virus.

According to the guidelines, students who have already returned to Cardiff are advised to stay at their term time address. However, those who who have not returned back to Cardiff can travel for in-campus teaching and on-campus facilities.

In case of necessary travel to an out of term address, students with no symptoms before travelling will be required to book two asymptomatic tests with the university’s screening service three days apart.

Students planning to return to term their time address will be able to access the university’s free test before travel. If tested positive for COVID-19 or asked to self-isolate by NHS Wales Test, Trace, Protect (TTP) students will be asked to stay home. Students are advised to book two COVID-19 screening tests. These two screening tests should be three days apart from each other.

Book a NHS COVID test here.

To minimize the risks of spreading the virus, the university has confirmed that security measures will remain in place, so students are advised to carry student ID cards and residences card at all times.

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