Guidance on activities requirement and restrictions


Please note: This guide is subject to change by government, University or Students' Union guidance at any time. This advice is true as of 11/01/2021.

For the most up to date restrictions please refer to the government website. We will update this section of the website when new announcements are made or restrictions are changed so do keep checking back if you are unsure on anything Students' Union related.

With the current restrictions, unfortunately there will be no in-person events, activities or training. All activities will need to be virtual. You can see a full list of virtual events provided by the SU, student groups, ResLife, external events and more here.

For any questions about hosting or attending virtual events, please email [email protected]

For any questions about sports training and the current situation with clubs please email [email protected]

Activity

Government Restrictions

 

Students’ Union Requirements/Process 

Virtual Events N/A  

Complete Virtual Events risk assessment

Outdoor Activities (that are taking place off campus)

6 people maximum from any household with social distancing - dependent on most recent guidelines   None

Indoor activities (that are taking place off campus)

You can only meet socially with those who you live with, or have formed a support bubble with (a bubble is where a single occupancy can see one other household of any size at any time). You can only form one support bubble and it should remain the same throughout the duration of the restrictions. None

Outdoor or indoor activities (organised with an external organisation/venue – e.g Bouldering, Trip to the Zoo, laser tag)

Contact the organisation/venue and follow their restrictions

Do not attempt to hide multiple group bookings from organisation/ venue.
You may be asked to prove you haven’t organised one large event under multiple small bookings. Carpooling is also not permitted.

Going to a restaurant or pub

Max 6 people from one household indoors. Max 6 people from multiple households outdoors. Follow venue restrictions (you will need to order food to purchase alcohol) and adhere to the 11pm curfew. None

Outdoor Official Sporting Activities (happening on campus)

Any activity organised through the Students’ Union with an approved Risk assessment falls under the Charity exemption/ organised sport section of the Tier 2 guidance. This means you can have the amount of people stated by your National Governing Body/ government guidance e.g. 30 in most situations. This number includes any coaches or trainers you have attending the session. Full understanding of why your activity cannot take place online and safer alternatives discussed before planning in person activity.

Risk assessment needs to be done through the Student Union activities team in advance (10 working days).

Outdoor Non- Official sporting activity (happening on campus)

6 people maximum from any household with social distancing - dependent on most recent guideline Full understanding of why your activity cannot take place online and safer alternatives discussed before planning in person activity.

Risk assessment and booking of space needed to be done through the Student Union activities team in advance (10 working days).

Indoor Activities (Sporting and Non-Sporting) (happening on campus)

Occupants of one household only - dependent on most recent guidelines No indoor activities permitted by groups for the rest of the Winter Term.

Falmer House currently closed for bookings.

Full risk assessments will be required when bookings can open again.

Outdoor Stalls on Campus

COVID-secure guidelines and a risk assessment by a registered organisation required No bookings currently being permitted (but risk assessment will be required when bookings reopen).

 

If you have any questions or concerns, please email us at [email protected].