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Coronavirus and COVID-19 update for higher education providers in Wales

Higher education providers should refer to the guidance from Universities UK and Public Health Wales about staff and student movement, public events, travel advice, campuses and health and hygiene. Universities Wales has been in close contact with Welsh universities to ensure that they have access to all relevant materials and information.

Universities have been keeping Universities Wales and Universities UK apprised of developments, including measures taken to move or restrict the movement of staff and students.

Universities Wales is also ensuring that the Welsh Government is informed of ongoing developments.

Actions being taken by universities in Wales

For public health updates: Public Health Wales

For higher education provider updates: Universities UK

Welsh Government guidance to educational settings about COVID-19

COVID-19: travel guidance for the education sector

We will update this news item in the event of any significant disruptions or new information.


The HEFCW office is closed due to flooding.

Our office is closed for the foreseeable future following the Storm Dennis floods. HEFCW continues to operate as we are all working remotely and contactable by email.

We will continue to contact stakeholders if we need to change any meeting arrangements.

Future updates: Twitter (@HEFCW), LinkedIn 

HEFCW Email contact details



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