There have been important changes to guidelines from the Welsh Government you must adhere to. Self-isolation has changed when somebody in your household has coronavirus symptoms or has tested positive for coronavirus.

If you live with someone who has developed symptoms or has tested positive for coronavirus

If someone in your household has symptoms or has tested positive and you are fully vaccinated you should self-isolate and take a PCR test. If your test is negative you can stop isolating. You should remain vigilant for new symptoms, and try to avoid contact with vulnerable family and friends in the short-term.

If someone in your household has tested positive and you are not fully vaccinated you should self-isolate for 10 days. You should take a PCR test on day 2 and day 8. You should self-isolate for 10 days even if your tests are negative.

If you have any coronavirus symptoms (a high temperature, a new continuous cough or a loss or change of taste or smell), you should self-isolate at home and get a test. You should not go to a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital. Self-isolation means that you do not leave the house.

Please remember that you must notify MyUniSupport if you have symptoms of or have tested positive for Covid-19; or if you are isolating or quarantining.

To help us ensure we can support you it is important that you take some time to update your contact details, term address, phone numbers etc and your current mode of study (online or on campus) via your Intranet Account.

For the full guidelines please go to

Monday November 1st, 2021

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  • Joana says:

    Is the fully vaccinated status still limited to people vaccinated in the UK?

    • Student Partnership and Engagement Manager says:

      Hi Joana, the Welsh Government advice states: You are considered to be fully vaccinated if it is at least 14 full days since you had the full course of an approved vaccine, and it was administered in the UK.

      If you have not completed your vaccination course (usually 2 separate vaccinations), at least 14 full days before the close contact, or if you received your vaccination outside of the UK, you will be required to self-isolate if contacted by TTP. You can read the full guidance here:

      • Joana says:

        For the future, you should include this very important fact in your statements as there are many fully vaccinated students who have not been vaccinated in the UK. Therefore, this does not apply to many of the university’s students, international or even EU students. Thank you.

  • Nichola James says:

    What about if you’re currently self-isolating, which started before the new rules came out, and have children under 18 living in the same household, do they now have to self isolate as well? And if so, how long for? And from when? They have been testing negative with lateral flow tests.

  • Balvir kaur says:

    I will land to uk on Wednesday. I took my secound dose on 8th November .shall I need quartine in uk for full 14 days ?or less 14 days and shall I book private accomodation for isolation.?

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