University of Leeds COVID-19 guidance

It’s important that we continue to do all we can to keep each other safe. If you have COVID-19, flu or any other contagious illness, please avoid coming onto our campus.

For staff

If you are unwell and have symptoms of COVID-19 or any other highly infectious disease (such as flu, sickness or diarrhoea) and are not well enough to work, you should remain at home and report your sickness in the usual way. 
 
If you have symptoms of COVID-19 or other highly infectious disease and are well enough to work, you should avoid coming onto campus until you have spoken to your line manager. Your line manager will discuss with you whether you should be working and what adjustments might be able to be made for you, which may include working from home until your symptoms have eased. 
 
If you remain concerned about returning to campus or your circumstances change, please discuss this with your line manager or human resources manager.

For students and staff

For advice on what to do if you have COVID-19 symptoms or have tested positive, take a look at the latest NHS guidance

You don’t have to wear a face covering on campus except for in clinical settings where NHS guidance may still apply. Some people might want to carry on using face coverings so please be considerate of other people’s choices. 

Anyone with health concerns that affect their ability to study or work on campus should speak to their academic personal tutor or line manager.

You can reduce the risk of catching and passing on COVID-19 by:  

  • Getting vaccinated  
  • Meeting outdoors or letting fresh air in if meeting indoors  
  • Staying at home if you are unwell  
  • Washing your hands and following advice to ‘Catch it. Bin it. Kill it’. 

Information for applicants

If you’re a prospective student (undergraduate, taught postgraduate or postgraduate researcher), please visit our information for applicants and offer holders webpage.