Information for students, staff and partners about the coronavirus and our response at the University of Worcester.

The World Health Organisation has labelled the coronavirus outbreak a pandemic, defined as a disease that is spreading in multiple countries around the world at the same time.

University of Worcester Department for Education alert level

The University of Worcester is currently at Tier 1 and has been since the tier system was introduced on 10 September. The Department for Education defines Tier 1 as the 'default position'. At Tier 1 HE providers are expected to provide blended learning, with face-to-face tuition, following the provisions of the Department for Education's guidance, and public health guidance, including, for example, the appropriate use of face coverings.

Please note that the Department for Education's tier system for higher education institutions is different to the Government's national tier system. Find out more about the Department for Education alert level tiers.

Information and guidance on coronavirus

We've put together a selection of videos, guides and articles that we've found helpful.

Last updated: 14 October 2020