Asymptomatic test booking

If you need to be on campus then you can regularly make use of free, rapid Covid-19 tests. Testing is available in the University’s Great Hall. Bookings for the test are open below.

Students and staff who may have already had one or two tests can continue to access the site every week for ongoing testing if you are regularly on campus for work or your teaching and learning (only courses that are continuing in-person learning in line with the UK Government Guidance). Additionally, any students who have returned to campus where you do not have access to appropriate alternative accommodation, facilities or study space, or who need to have returned for personal wellbeing reasons, or who have remained on campus can access testing as well.

As part of this process, the University is managing a booking system to ensure that as many students and staff as possible are able to obtain a test in the safest and most convenient way. Before you book your test -  please read the privacy statement on this page.  Please note: the testing site is open on on Mondays and Thursdays only and is currently scheduled to run until Thursday 1 April. 

If you are able to attend the Vale Village testing is also available at our walk-in testing centre in the Duck & Scholar. The site is open on Tuesdays and Fridays, between 11.00am-6.45pm (closed 2.00-2.45pm). 

Asymptomatic Test Site Booking - Week commencing 29 March 2021

Asymptomatic Test Site Booking - Week commencing 5 April 2021
(Please note testing is only taking place on Thursday 8 April due to Monday 5 April being a bank holiday)

Asymptomatic Test Site Booking - Week commencing 12 April 2021

Asymptomatic Test Site Booking - Week commencing 19 April 2021

Asymptomatic Test Site Booking - Week commencing 26 April 2021


Information about the testing process and centre

Privacy statement: What we do with your data

The University must process your data in accordance with specific principles set out in Data Protection Law and in accordance with the University’s Data Protection Policy.

The information you provide in this booking system will be used to enable you to book an appointment to be tested for COVID-19 as part of the COVID-19 National Testing Programme: Asymptomatic Test Sites (ATS). We will also use this information to create aggregate data which will be used to perform trend analysis to improve communication about Asymptomatic Testing should this be required in the future. All Personal Data will be removed from the data collected before this analysis is performed.

Your Personal Data will only be shared with those University staff who need to access it for the purposes of administering the booking system and communicating with students about Asymptomatic Testing. Your Personal Data provided as part of the booking system will not be shared outside of the University. Additionally, the University will not receive any information relating to your test or test results.

Your data submitted as part of the booking system will be kept until the completion of this booking cycle on 15 March 2021.

Further details of your rights in relation to your data, including how to exercise any of your rights or complain about the way your data are being handled can be found at: Data Protection – How the University Uses Your Data or by contacting

The University will be taking photographs and video within the testing area for promotional purposes, but will ensure that no individuals will be identifiable in photographs, video or other media without their express consent. Any individuals who are participating in promotional video or photography in which they are identifiable have been contacted in advance and their express written consent given in advance of the filming or photography taking place.



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