If you are having to self-isolate or stay in your accommodation for any pandemic-related reason, for example, you are unable to travel home, or are having to self-isolate due to Covid-19 symptoms, contacts or Government guidance, this guide will give you lots to do to the pass the time.
Guidance is changing on an almost daily basis so always see the most recent University and Government advice to check what you are allowed to do, what restrictions are in place and what to do in self-isolation
Hello! A warm welcome to the University of Dundee.
We appreciate it's difficult to come from another location to a place you probably don't know much about, at the best of times, but even more so when you then have to self-isolate. You might also be self-isolating because of COVID symptoms or contact, or just be stuck here in Dundee because you can't go home.
Students who are staying in Residences will form 'households' according to Government guidance.
Check this guidance regularly as it will be subject to change, possibly at short notice.
Your flat is your household and the University does its best to make sure you're allocated with people who are of similar ages, and match any preferences you might have provided. If this isn't working out for you see the Residences web page for Guidance.
We've created this guide to give you some things to do over these weeks and to help to make your days a bit more interesting. We suggest some things you might like to do to keep yourself busy, how to look after yourself (if this is the first time away from home), and how to maintain your health and mental wellbeing. There's information about the University and suggestions for places to visit in and around Dundee and wider afield in Scotland - once travel restrictions have been lifted.
We'll also remind you about important tasks you need to do and suggest some ways to make new friends. Some will be 'must do' or 'should do' tasks and others, we hope you will find, are just for fun!
So, what can you do with your time?
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An accessible version of this document is available at dundee.ac.uk/student-services
You'll find a list of emergency numbers on the back page.
If you haven't already downloaded this booklet from the Support page here's another chance to do so.