COVID-19 Updates

COVID-19 – Students’ Union Response

The Students’ Union is responding to all the information we are receiving regarding COVID-19, and is making decisions based on this information, in collaboration with the University, as and when it is available. Obviously this is a complicated and continually developing situation, and the Union thanks you for your patience while we work on the situation.

For information about the University guidance for activites on site and the health and safety protocols in place (including teaching and learning, rooms and facilities) please check the University's website at

The SU office is now closed until further notice. Students will no longer be able to come to the office in person. However, SU staff will continue to work as normal and are still contactable during office hours.

Sarah Jones - Acting President -

Ethan Osborn - Acting VP Student Activities and Experience -

Michelle Campbell - SU Office Manager -

Lon Teija - Education and Welfare Support Officer -

Ogor Babundo - General Secretary -

The SU Shop is open, however the SU Bar will remain closed until further notice. The Games Room will remain open for use of the microwaves for students that are on site.


Welfare Support

Sarah and Lon are both contactable via email. Welfare support sessions will not be taking place on site, however these can be arranged by email and will go ahead through alternative arrangements – please contact Lon or Sarah to discuss this further.

The University counselling service is operating remotely - appointments can still be made via the email address.

The Student Life Centre is still available remotely for practical needs. They can be contacted by email: or phone: 020 8266 6344. Some in-person meetings are being made available - please see the University's guidance for more information on opening times.


Society Activities

Society activities are limited to online events only in line with the current Government restrictions.

Please visit for the latest Government advice.

A club and society finance guide, to explain changes to payment processing and claims forms during the closure, is now available - please follow this link to access this. Treasurer Training slides have been emailed out to clubs and societies with further details - please email if you have not received these.

If you have any questions related to general student, staff or health advice, please check the University’s guidance portal at For anything else, email a sabbatical officer and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can.