Updates from your President 17.3.20

Katie Smyth, President

Hi everyone,

As I’m sure you’re all aware this is an unprecedented and fast-paced situation that we will all have to become accustomed too. I know general uncertainty can be completely unnerving, but the environment will be changing daily as we continue to follow government advice.

I want to reiterate that NUSU is here for you and we are all doing the best we can to ensure that you are all as safe as possible and are getting the information, advice and education you all need and deserve. We are working closely with the University on this, and urge you to follow (and please read) central University emails which will be coming out daily and please get in contact with your schools re. continued learning at this difficult time.

I’m so sorry that this year has been so difficult for so many of you in relation to disruption and we hope that you can stay calm and work with us on this.

Facilities Headlines:

All updated information can be found here


NUSU will keep up-to-date information here.

If you think you have Coronavirus, please contact the 111 service here and self-isolate. And inform the University here so they can support you.

Please also send any queries to covid19enquiries@ncl.ac.uk and follow the University FAQ’s here.

Your sabbatical officer team remain here to contact and support you in any way we can.

We’re aware that this is a scary time with people fearing for loved ones and each other. Please all remember to look after yourselves and loved ones, we are a student community and we need to pull together right now and look out for one another.


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