Find out the latest guidance and information about the impact of COVID-19 on the University.


Studying at RGU


The support and services our students will receive whether they are studying online or on campus.

Can I access the library and study spaces on campus?

The library, which was due to reopen on January 18, will now remain closed until further notice and will continue to operate online. There will be a limited number of study spaces within the Sir Ian Wood Building study areas (N336 and N346) and IT labs (N339 and N340), which can be booked by emailing These are strictly for essential purposes and those who cannot study from home and will operate with strict social distancing and hygiene measures in place.

What student support services will be available to me, either on or off campus?

We are committed to providing pastoral and academic support to all our students, whether they are studying digitally or on campus. Our full range of student support and advice services will continue to be available, including library, student support and advice and our employability service. Information on the wide range of support services are available:

How do I access services provided by The Inclusion Centre?  

We are currently operating our usual working hours of 9am - 5pm Monday to Friday, and are continuing to offer Inclusion Centre support remotely via telephone, Skype Call or email, to make an appointment contact us on or 01224 262103. 

I am dyslexic, can I still use TextHELP off campus?

You can now access Read&Write remotely during this period of campus closure, until the end of the academic year.

Watch a video demonstrating how to can access Read&Write:

Access Code for Temporary Use: HU7WYPM2UJ

Support articles, videos, webinars and other resources are available:

What access is there to NHS Healthcare for Coronavirus diagnosis and treatment for Overseas visitors?

Emergency Legislation (The National Health Service (Charges to Overseas Visitors) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2020) has been introduced so that all overseas visitors in Scotland will not be charged for the diagnosis and treatment of the Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Can I get support from a Student Buddy?

Yes! Student Buddies are current students who volunteer their time to assist other students. They can answer general questions, share their hints and tips on online study, advise on sources of help or just be someone to chat to.

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