Do I need to be vaccinated to attend Welcome events?
We encourage all students who can get vaccinated to do so ahead of the start of term, in line with government guidance. We also encourage everyone across the University of Hertfordshire to get tested as regularly as possible
Will I need a vaccine passport for any events?
We will be following government guidance on vaccine passports. It isn't currently a requirement, but if government legislation changes we may need to see your NHS COVID Pass at events
What measures are in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19?
We have risk assessed all of our events to ensure we're doing everything we can to keep you safe. Measures may include increased ventilation, the wearing of face coverings, hand sanitising stations and limited capacities at events
Will we need to practice social distancing?
We are following government guidance on social distancing and currently this is not required. However, we will be laying out our events so there is an opportunity to create space
Do I need to wear a face covering at events?
Face coverings are now optional so it's your choice
Please note that the government guidance continues to encourage the use of face coverings in crowded spaces, particularly indoors. In very specific circumstances we may ask attendees to wear a face covering
Will staff be wearing face coverings?
Face coverings are now optional so it's their choice
In some scenarios, where the risk is greater as determined by our risk assessments, staff will be asked to wear face coverings
Do I need to take a test prior to each event I attend?
We are encouraging everyone to test as regularly as possible. If you are coming to any of our events, we would ask that you do a test in advance for the safety of other attendees
What measures are in place for vulnerable people?
We will do what we can to support all students, including those that are vulnerable. Alongside our extra precautions, please feel empowered to take any extra measures that make you feel more comfortable