Overseas Travel and Fieldwork

Information on how to manage the risks associated with fieldwork and overseas travel during the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis can be found on our dedicated page: What is the position on fieldwork/ travelling on University business?


Staff and students often travel overseas on university business. Heads of department maintain a responsibility for the health and safety of their staff and students when they travel overseas for university business. The Overseas Travel and Fieldwork policy statements below set out the arrangements for the safe management of overseas travel, including:

  • risks involved in overseas work
  • risk assessment
  • FCO Travel Advice
  • insurance
  • contingency planning
  • health matters

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