Coronavirus: Guidance for students

Coronavirus: Guidance for students container

Coronavirus: Guidance for students content

What you should do if you have symptoms:

Anyone who has any of the following symptoms should book a test at or call 0800 028 2816 if they are unable to access the online service:

  • a high temperature or fever
  • a new continuous cough 
  • a loss of, or change, in sense of smell or taste

Walk-through testing

A walk-through Coronavirus testing centre is now open in the centre of Dundee.

The facility is within the Park Place car park on the University of Dundee campus and is operated by Mitie on behalf of the UK Government.

The site operates seven days a week, from 8am to 8pm, and is only for those who don’t have access to a car.

Those who can drive to get tested should continue to use the existing test centre at Dudhope Castle Car Park.

Tests must be booked in advance at or by calling 0800 028 2816.

People should only book at test if they have any of the coronavirus symptoms listed above.

View the Frequently Asked Questions

Remember the FACTS guidance:

F – Face coverings. These should be used in shops & on public transport (buses, trains & taxis)
A – Avoid crowded places
C – Clean your hands frequently, using water and soap whenever possible
T – Two metres – observe physical distancing
S – Self-isolate and book a test if you are suffering from COVID-19 symptoms

Any student requiring support should contact:

Other useful resources:

Student Information Scotland Covid-19 page
Hardship payments for students
How to get a test/self-isolate
University of Dundee Coronavirus information
University of Abertay Coronavirus information
Dundee and Angus College Covid-19 FAQ
Al-Maktoum College Covid-19 updates