Isolating students offered food, toiletries but no financial support by UK universities

UUK produces ‘care checklist’ but critics say it has come too late for many in lockdown

Students in lockdown must have access to food and basic toiletries, university leaders have said, as the government made deliveries of just one litre of hand sanitiser to campuses in England.

Universities UK (UUK), which represents 139 higher education institutions, published a “checklist” of measures for universities supporting students who were self-isolating after Covid-19 exposure, several weeks after teaching restarted at some sites.

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