England is in a period of national lockdown – students should stay at home/ in their accommodation unless they have a reasonable excuse, see the Gov.uk website.
All teaching is online until 8 March at the earliest, with a few exceptions as detailed below. See the ‘Lockdown update’ on our current student FAQ webpage for further details.
Aston’s on-campus asymptomatic (no-symptom) Covid-19 test centre is open in the Aston Conference Centre. The Government has announced that all students or staff attending on-campus sessions, and using on-campus facilities, must take two lateral flow tests per week. These tests will help reduce transmission of the virus from students and staff that show no symptoms.
Students can book a test here.
Our Main Building is currently closed to students and on restricted access to students on some health sciences’ courses, postgraduate research students, and staff.
The Library building is open on campus for essential study access, private individual study and book collection only. Please see the Library web page for details.
The upper floor of the Students’ Union building is also be open for private study space and as of Monday 1 March the prayer room in the SU building will also be open for private prayer.
Face coverings must be worn inside all Aston buildings and students are expected to follow the guidance on testing prior to entering the building.
Access to the Student Services Hub helpdesk is available via email and telephone. For all IT queries students should use Solve in the first instance.
See our current student FAQ page for further questions and answers about the January lockdown update.