The University can provide travel insurance for staff and students.

Travel insurance

The University’s travel insurance is with Ace European Group.

It provides very wide cover for staff and postgraduate students while travelling abroad. Cover includes unlimited medical expenses, medical repatriation, loss of personal belongings, loss of University equipment, travel cancellation, alteration and delay.

To notify us of your trip and be covered under the University travel insurance policy, please complete the international travel form. You will then receive confirmation of the current travel insurance cover automatically. If you answer yes to any of the risk questions on the form we will contact you to discuss your trip. 

If you are unfamiliar with the country your are visiting, a host of information can be found on the Ace European travel advice pages, such as local customs, medical facilities, time zones, driving restrictions and security risks. To access the information, please enter 7872 as the password when prompted.

When supervising a group, it is important that you share your risk assessment with the other members.

Undergraduate travel

A similar policy is also available for undergraduate student for fieldtrips and study abroad programmes.

For more information and to apply for undergraduate travel insurance please visit out undergraduate travel insurance web pages.

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