This article will help you prepare for coming to campus throughout 2021.
Planning your journey in advance
Before coming to campus you should:
- Read our comprehensive Coronavirus Campus A-Z guide for students and staff and our Keeping King's safe together webpages which includes essential guidance such as moving around teaching spaces, meeting rooms, and libraries safely.
- Read our Travelling to King's webpage for detailed guidance on travelling to King’s safely on public transport and avoiding peak travel times.
- Plan your journey in advance, to ensure that you arrive at your classes in good time. Below are some helpful resources you can use to help you plan:
Important to know:
- When using public transport, you must wear a face covering, unless exempt. For more information on wearing face coverings on public transport, please visit Transport for London (TFL) guidance on face coverings.
- Please also review Coronavirus (COVID-19) safer travel guidance for passengers by GOV.UK before taking any form of public transport.
What equipment/ID do I need?
When returning to campus, you must bring:
- A face covering - If you are exempt from wearing a face covering, you might want to collect one of our inclusive campus badges.
- Your ID Card - You’ll need to carry your student ID card to gain access to our campuses.
- If you are yet to receive your ID card, please read our article I'm a new student: how do I collect my student ID card? for more information.
- If you need a replacement ID card, take a look at our article I need a replacement student ID card for the latest guidance.
3. A laptop or a similar device
- Please ensure your laptop/device is fully charged before coming to campus, as some classrooms may not have additional power sockets.
- If you are yet to purchase a laptop for your studies, take a look at our article What equipment do I need for my studies for tips on buying a laptop that is suitable for your needs. If you might struggle to purchase a laptop, take a look at our article Student equipment loans during the 2020/21 academic year.
4. Any additional equipment for your programme of study
- Depending on your programme of study, you may need to purchase specific equipment for your studies. You can find out more information about the equipment you will need within your department/faculty handbook. A copy of your faculty/department handbook is usually sent to your King’s email address.
Where can I study on campus?
We are carefully re-opening our libraries and other study spaces in line with government guidance. Our article Where can I study on campus? provides an overview of the available study spaces on each of our campuses.
Important to know: Wherever you are studying on campus, it is important that you follow the latest university guidance to protect your own health and the health of those around you.