Keeping St Andrews safe

Updated: Wednesday 24 August 2022, 12.15pm

The Covid Helpdesk has now closed but support and information remains available both within and outside the University.

The latest coronavirus (Covid-19) guidance from NHS Scotland and the Scottish Government, including protective measures, how to get a test if you are eligible, how to get the vaccine, and how to self-isolate can be found on NHS Inform.

The latest guidance on travelling internationally can be found on the UK Government website.

If you are student needing advice or support, please contact Student Services at or on 01334 46 2020. If you require urgent support out of hours please call 01334 46 8999 or speak to your Wardennial team.

If you are a staff member seeking advice or support, please contact Occupational Health at or HR at as appropriate, or speak to your line manager.

If you are a parent or relative of a student seeking information about the University, please contact our families programme at If you have concerns about a specific student, please contact Student Services at or on 01334 46 2020.  

If you are a member of the public seeking information about the University or wishing to raise a concern, please contact the University Community Engagement Officer at

The Covid Code, created jointly by the University, the St Andrews Students' Association and the Athletic Union (Saints Sport), provides key guidance for students and staff.

In order to protect all members of our community from Covid, we ask that you follow the guidelines listed below in addition to abiding by any Scottish Government guidance in place.