Covid information for students

Covid measures in place at University of Portsmouth

How We're keeping student life fun, safe and rewarding 

Plus find out how to get started on your course if you're a new or returning student

Life as a uni student in 2020/21 will be a little different, but one thing hasn't changed – we're as excited as ever to welcome you to Portsmouth, and ready to make sure you have an amazing student experience.

Most courses start on Monday 5 October. Before you arrive, read our guidance on what's changed at the University, and what to expect once you get here:

University Coronavirus Information Line

If you have an enquiry related to covid, please first read through our 'coronavirus information for students' pages. If you don’t find the answer you’re looking for, get in touch with us on our Coronavirus Information Line.

Please note, this team cannot provide you with a coronavirus test appointment – instead read the information on coronavirus testing for students.


Telephone: +44 (0)23 9284 5588

The phone line is open: Monday - Thursday 8.30am - 5.00pm, Friday 8.30am - 4.00pm and Saturday and Sunday 10.00am - 4.00pm.

Changes in 2020/21

Getting started on your course

Study and student life in 2020/21 video

Getting ready for study

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