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Current students

Things are different this year, and we understand that this may be challenging at times. However, we are committed to ensuring your time at Oxford is as rewarding and fulfilling as possible, within the constraints of the pandemic. 

These pages provide the latest information about COVID-19 for all students, from education and student life to travel, visas and accommodation. They will be updated on a regular basis, so please check back often. 

Latest updates 

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*NEW (3 December)* Returning for Hilary term 


On Wednesday 2 December, the Government published guidance about the return to universities for students after the Christmas vacation. The University and colleges are working through the guidance, and further information about the start of Hilary term will appear on the Christmas vacation page as soon as possible.

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*NEW (2 December)* Local restrictions - guidance available 

Local restrictions are effective from Wednesday 2 December. Detailed guidance on how the restrictions impact students is now available on the local restrictions page.

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*UPDATED (27 November)* End of term testing arrangements 

Information about Christmas Travel Tests has now been added to the Christmas vacation page. This is in addition to a wider range of information, including travel arrangements. plans for teaching and assessments, support during the Christmas vacation and more.    

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*NEW (27 November)* Support over the Christmas vacation 

A range of support services will be available to help students over the Christmas vacation, including supporting students' welfare and wellbeing. More information about the range of support available can be found on the Christmas vacation page

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For wider information for students please refer to the following pages: 

If you still can’t find what you are looking for, please review the FAQs for current students.

If you are thinking of applying for study at Oxford, please go to the applicants section of this site. 

If you are an offer holder, please also refer to our FAQs. 

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