Skip to main content

Update on coronavirus – 28 September 2020

Update on coronavirus – 28 September 2020

  • Date28 September 2020

An individual from the Royal Holloway community has confirmed that they have contracted coronavirus (Covid-19). The individual is self-isolating and we wish them a speedy recovery.

Members of their household are now self-isolating for 14 days in accordance with government guidelines. The university is also working to identify anyone else that the individual may have come into close contact with.

There are currently no other confirmed cases of coronavirus at Royal Holloway.

Douglas Searle, Director of Health and Safety, Royal Holloway, University of London said:

“The health, safety and well-being of students, staff and our wider community is a priority at Royal Holloway and we understand that people may be concerned. NHS Test and Trace or the university will be in touch with anyone we believe may have been in close contact with the individual concerned.  We are continuing to monitor the situation closely and would urge the whole community to continue to follow the rules and guidance in relation to social distancing and hygiene measures.”

  • If you are a student and would like more information on coronavirus and playing your part, please visit the student intranet.
  • If you are a member of staff and would like more information on coronavirus and playing your part, please visit the staff intranet.

Related topics

Explore Royal Holloway

Get help paying for your studies at Royal Holloway through a range of scholarships and bursaries.

There are lots of exciting ways to get involved at Royal Holloway. Discover new interests and enjoy existing ones

Heading to university is exciting. Finding the right place to live will get you off to a good start

Whether you need support with your health or practical advice on budgeting or finding part-time work, we can help

Discover more about our 21 departments and schools

Learn more about the School of Law and Social Sciences.

They say the two most important days of your life are the day you were born, and the day you find out why

Discover world-class research at Royal Holloway

Discover more about who we are today, and our vision for the future

Royal Holloway began as two pioneering colleges for the education of women in the 19th century, and their spirit lives on today

We’ve played a role in thousands of careers, some of them particularly remarkable

Find about our decision-making processes and the people who lead and manage Royal Holloway today