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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update for Students

Information Updated: Friday 27th March 2020, 11:30

The Coronavirus has created a challenging time for our student community and the country alike. The wellbeing of students, staff and visitors is of the utmost importance to us, as such Beds SU is working with the University and considering the advice provided by the UK Government and Public Health England. 

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Face-to-face teaching will be suspended from Monday 23rd March 2020. Please see full notice and advice from the University of Bedfordshire here: https://www.beds.ac.uk/coronavirus


 

Get in touch with Beds SU

Whilst on campus access to services will be temporarily suspended from 23 March, Beds SU remains open and available online. 
Students can continue to get in touch with Beds SU with general enquiries via email (beds.su@beds.ac.uk) or by chatting to us directly through our website at www.bedssu.co.uk. Online chat with SU staff is available from 10am to 4pm, Monday to Friday.


 

Our Services and Activities

SU Venues and Events

It is with regret that we have now decided to temporarily close our venues (The Metro Bar & Kitchen, Luton Campus and The Hub, Bedford Campus) until further notice. All planned Beds SU events have subsequently been suspended.

Access to Be Supported - Our Student Advice Service

Access to our advisors, who offer professional and independent support to students, remains available via telephone appointment and email. To get in touch with the team, please email be.supported@beds.ac.uk. More information about this service can be found here.

Society Activities 

Following the government's announcement on the suspension of all social gatherings, all society physical IRL events and activities are now cancelled until further notice. Societies are encouraged to take their community engagement online and our Be Involved team are at hand to support and advise on this. Please contact be.involved@beds.ac.uk should you have any issue or concerns.

Access to your Academic Rep 

We have set up an easy online system for you to be able to speak to the Academic Representative on your course. If you have any ideas, concerns or praise that you would like to discuss with your rep, please complete our online form here

Access to your full time, elected Executive Officers

Want to get in touch with the Executive Team at Beds SU about a representation issue? To get in touch with our Representation Team, please email be.heard@beds.ac.uk.


General Advice and Guidance regarding the Coronavirus outbreak 

 


Live Updates

To keep you up to date on how Coronavirus is affecting Beds SU services, we will be posting news and updates to our Twitter account (@BedsSU). You can find our feed below.