The University can provide travel insurance for staff and students.

Travel insurance

Important information


Hong Kong

All plans to travel to Hong Kong must be referred to the Insurance, Audit and Risk team to ensure that insurance cover can be arranged. 


It is not yet known how Brexit will affect travel to, from or through EU countries. The Government has published a "How to prepare if the UK leaves the EU with no deal" webpage. This includes some travel information under the following heaings (you will need to scroll through the page to get to the right sections):

  • Driving and Transport
  • Travelling between the UK and the EU

Please also see the University webpage with latest updates with regard to Brexit

Insurance details

The University travel insurer is Aviva.

The emergency telephone number is: +44 (0) 1243 621066.

Please quote the following information:

Reference: NUBT 0105

Policyholder: University of Exeter

Policy number: 100003933GPA

If you are concerned and want to talk to us, please feel free to call on 01392 723087 between 9am and 5pm GMT Monday to Friday or email us.

Travel insurance 

The University’s travel insurance is with Aviva.

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. 

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 our undergraduate travel insurance web page.

Useful documents

Staff and PG Summary of Cover

UG Summary of Cover