Coronavirus (COVID-19): advice and updates
As your first port-of-call, please see the University's page providing information for anyone with questions or concerns about coronavirus (COVID-19). It is updated on a regular basis.
All department-specific policies and guidance, developed in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, will be shared below.
Departmental information and updates
Due to current circumstances arising from COVID-19, all department job vacancies are initially being advertised internally for 14 days.View Vacancies (SSO)
Homeworking IT guides
Accessing your files and emails
To work from home using your own device, please install Sophos Anti-Virus and the VPN Client, which can be downloaded here. Please also ensure all the latest Windows Updates are installed.
Using your phone
Collaborating with others
Health and safety
New Expense claims process
- A claim form and all its accompanying receipts or other documents should be scanned or photographed and then passed all together by email through a sequence of approval that mirrors the usual wet signature approval process. If you cannot add an E-signature to the form then you can submit the form with the following statement in the body of the email: "I can confirm that the claim for reimbursement of £... whilst on University business for the period (date range) is in respect of bona fide business expenses, incurred wholly, exclusively and necessarily on behalf of the University"
- All paper expenses and payment request forms received up till the 17th of March have been processed and sent down to central finance to be paid.
- Any invoices received or new requests for payment please send directly to email@example.com
All other functions should carry on as normal. Please contact the finance inbox if you have any further questions.
Research funding/project management
RPC and Eagle House are closed and won't be accepting deliveries.
The Gibson Building Reception is closed but FM will be taking deliveries and leaving them in Meeting Room 3