Further and higher education: coronavirus (COVID-19)

What colleges and universities and other providers need to do during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

Guidance for students

There’s a separate student guide to coronavirus from the Office for Students.

What providers need to do

Coronavirus (COVID-19) testing for staff and students

Safe working and protective measures

Special educational needs and disability (SEND)

Funding and finance

Exams and assessments

Research about coronavirus (COVID-19) and children and young people

Published 17 June 2020
Last updated 22 February 2021 + show all updates
  1. Added 'Evidence summary: COVID-19 - children, young people and education settings' to the collection.

  2. Added 'Asymptomatic testing in schools and colleges'.

  3. Added 'Use of the NHS COVID-19 app in schools and further education colleges' to the 'Safe working and protective measures' section.

  4. Added 'Coronavirus (COVID-19): home test kits for schools and FE providers' to the 'Safe working and protective measures' section.

  5. Added 'Face coverings in education' guidance in 'Safe working and protective measures' section.

  6. Added links to guidance on full opening from September 2020.

  7. First published.