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Safe at Southampton

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We are looking forward to welcoming new and returning students from the UK and around the world to our campuses in Southampton and Winchester for the start of the new academic year, from 28th September 2020 onwards. We want to make sure you get the very best experience while you’re living and studying with us, and a key part of that is ensuring that your safety and wellbeing is our main priority. 
We will be following the current UK Government guidelines as a minimum and in some instances putting further measures in place to look after our whole community and provide extra peace of mind. 
There will be a number of changes to the way we move around campuses, use buildings and attend lectures and seminars mainly as a result of ensuring we follow social-distancing guidelines. We’re delighted to say that otherwise our campuses and their facilities will be operating as normally as possible. Although, the situation is rapidly changing these are some of the things you can expect to find:

Your University experience:

The safety measures we will be adopting include:

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