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Travel Insurance

Travel Insurance Overview

The University holds a travel insurance policy which provides worldwide cover for staff and students travelling on authorised University business.

The cover is provided by Universities Mutual Association Limited (UMAL) and a travel cover summary can be accessed here.

Travel within the UK and Ireland
Travel cover is automatically provided for authorised business travel within the UK and Ireland, and these journeys are not required to be notified to the University Insurance Section.

Travel outside the UK and Ireland
Travel cover is provided for authorised business travel outside the UK and Ireland. Prior to departure, however, you must notify the University Insurance Section of the relevant details for the journey by completing an online travel notification form, students will need to request access by email to The travel notification form has an option for group travel and, therefore, only one form needs to be completed for a group of staff/students who are travelling on the same dates. 

Click here for further information.

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