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Coronavirus Information

Like many organisations across the UK, we are responding to the ever-changing situation regarding Coronavirus. 

We will be providing regular updates on all developments via social media, our website, and email. We will continue to represent your interests and liaise with the University on the feedback you are giving us, as well as any questions or concerns you may have. You are still very welcome to contact us via studentsunion@worc.ac.uk

Please also continue to check the main University Covid-19 page, the University’s FAQ's section, or contact firstpoint via email.

We want to reassure you that our highest priority will always be the health and wellbeing of our students, and we will continue to deliver as many of our essential services as possible, in the ways that we are able.

Welcome Desk
The Welcome Desk is open Monday to Friday from 10am-4pm. You can also get in touch with us via studentsunion@worc.ac.uk.

Help and Advice
The Help and Advice service continues to be available to all University of Worcester students. Face-to-face sessions are still available, and Skype and phone consultations are also available. Please visit www.worcsu.com/helpandadvice to book an appointment with our advisor.

For information on University services available, please visit www2.worc.ac.uk/student-services/

Housing & Accommodation 
f you are struggling to pay your rent, there is a government ban on evictions from private rented housing at this time. If you have any concerns please get in touch www.worcsu.com/helpandadvice/housing

If you are living in halls or University managed accommodation and have any queries, please visit www.worc.ac.uk/life/accommodation/

You can also find more information at england.shelter.org.uk/housing_advice/coronavirus

The Hangar
The Hangar is open every Monday-Saturday, midday until late. We are following all the latest Covid-19 guidance and safety measures are in place throughout the venue to ensure we remain Covid secure.

Follow The Hangar on Facebook and Instagram for all the latest updates and information.

Support from PAPYRUS
PAPYRUS: Prevention of Young Suicide have a dedicated 'hopeline' for young people struggling with suicidal thoughts during this difficult time. If you are worried about another individual, PAPYRUS can also offer support and guidance. Find out more at: https://papyrus-uk.org or call the hopeline on 0800 068 41 41.

International Students
International students with visas that are expiring will be able to apply for an extension. If you have any queries, please contact internationalexperience@worc.ac.uk 

Click here for up to date guidance from the government for visa applicants and temporary UK residents.

Government Guidance
The UK government has published student specific guidance and FAQs, which can be viewed HERE.

We will be updating this page on a regular basis as the situation changes. We will also be posting regular updates across all of our social media channels.