While the Covid-19 pandemic isn't over, we are pleased that Clubs and Societies can meet and run activities in-person. You and your members may want to be mindful of the government's guidance on staying safe. For example:
keep testing and self-isolate if required
meet outdoors where you can, and keep indoor spaces well ventilated
wash your hands
wear a face covering
keep your distance from others
limit your close contacts
consider your personal risk outside your home
Remember that you can access SU support by calling in to the building, emailing the team on firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com, and contacting the Finance Office on firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you want to call in to the building to see a specific staff member, you should organise an appointment in advance as staff are continuing to work flexibly between home and campus.
The risk of transmission is much lower outdoors than indoors, so we would encourage you to hold your activities outdoors wherever possible. You should still keep your distance from others and maintain good hand and respiratory hygiene practices at outdoors activities.
When indoors, you should try to maintain 2 metre social distancing, or 1 metre distancing with other mitigations in place (i.e. good ventilation, open windows and doors, face coverings, frequent cleaning of surfaces, good hand hygiene).
Additional Sporting guidance
Some Sporting Clubs may be affiliated to a National Governing Body (NGB) with specific measures or guidance for their sport. If you're not sure if you have an NGB or how to contact them, just drop us an email on email@example.com.
You should include Covid-19 transmission as a hazard on any activity Risk Assessments, or you can use the template below:
Remember that Covid-19 is not the only risk to consider when planning Club / Society events. If there is any chance of someone becoming otherwise injured or ill at your activity, you should also submit a standard Risk Assessment. If your activity may involve anyone aged under 18 or any vulnerable adults, you must carefully review our Safeguarding information and make contact with the Clubs and Societies team before any activity takes place.