The University has a comprehensive Business Travel Policy for staff and students travelling abroad on business. Trips need to be registered online.
University Health and Safety Policy (UHSP/0/01) requires Head of Budget Centres to make arrangements for ensuring that risks to staff and students are properly identified and controlled. This requirement extends to staff and student whilst carrying out University activities when abroad on University business or University related activities. [more information]
Also running along side the main Travel policy, there is a Travel Legal Expenses Policy provided by Markel Legal Expenses Insurance Services Ltd. Details can be obtained from the Insurance office.
Travellers with medical conditions should bear in mind that there is an exclusion relating to travelling against medical advice. If in doubt you are advised to seek medical advice or contact the Insurance office.