Guidance for staff

We are re-opening an increasing number of facilities across our London campuses for our students and staff to be able to carry out their study and work in a Covid-secure way.

We’re all adjusting our ways of working, often while juggling other responsibilities. Find out more about the tools and support available to help you.

As we reopen our London campuses, find out what you need to do and the measures we have in place to ensure we’re Covid Secure.


If you are anxious due to the outbreak, you can access support via our Employee Assistance Programme.

We've put together a range of resources to support you during this time and help address the challenges of working remotely.

Staff with caring and other significant responsibilities

We recognise that many of you will not be able to make alternative childcare or other caring arrangements over the coming weeks and months, and you may not be able to commit to full working hours during this time. We will do everything we can to accommodate your situation.

The HR team have put together guidance to help you manage your work and personal commitments.

Wellbeing support for staff

There are many channels of support available to you during this time. The HR team are regularly updating this list of resources.

Staying entertained at home

It can be difficult to find a variety of fun, interesting activities to try while staying at home. The HR team have put together a list of ideas to help you.

'Your Community, Your Wellbeing' staff webinars

The Organisational and Professional Development and Equality, Diversity and Inclusion teams are working with experts across Queen Mary to produce a series of themed staff wellbeing weeks, with webinars held every Wednesday. Find out more.

Visas and immigration status

The Home Office has published updated visa guidance to provide greater certainty for international higher education students and staff in the UK currently unable to return home due to COVID-19. 

If you have any concerns about your immigration status, contact