Return to campus induction

All Informatics’ staff and PGR students returning to work in Appleton Tower, Wilkie Building, or the Forum or the Bayes Centre must complete the following induction.

Complete the induction in three steps:

  1. Review the School's policies:

    • Fundamentals

    • Beyond Zero Measures

    • Building User Guide

  2. Complete the University's mandatory training:

    • Fire Safety

    • Returning to the University estate  

  3. Submit the Informatics Buildings Access Registration Form.

    • Building access cannot be reinstated prior to receipt of a valid Informatics Buildings Access Registration Form and the subsequent verification of the completion of the mandatory training.

    • Please do not attempt to return to any building before completing this induction.

Returning to Bayes Centre

Those returning to the  Bayes Centre should  review the three induction elements noted above and Bayes Centre 'Guide for Residents returning to the Bayes Centre'.

Guide for Residents returning to the Bayes Centre

Covid-19 FAQs

For any questions you might have about the current measures and operational procedures in the School of Informatics buildings in response to Covid-19, please see our frequently asked questions page.

Facilities and new operational procedures FAQs (secured)


We understand that this is a challenging time for everyone.

It is important that you reach out for support if you need it. If you have any concerns or are anxious about anything, please talk to any one of the following: ​​​​​​


1. Review the School's policies


2. Complete the University's mandatory training


3. Submit the Informatics Buildings Access Registration Form (Important: This is the section that notifies us that you wish access to our buildings, please ensure you follow it correctly and email the receipt to the correct email address. Not doing so may result in delay to your access)

Informatics Buildings Access Registration Form



Equality Impact Assessment

An Equality Impact Assessment has been undertaken to evaluate how these changed ways of working will impact different groups.


If you believe a risk assessment is appropriate, please get in touch with Facilities.

Raising Concerns

A team of staff will be inspecting all areas of the School to ensure adherence to the new rules regularly. Any non-compliance will be identified and challenged. Repeated breaches may be treated as disciplinary matters with sanctions that may include exclusion from the buildings.

Comments and practical suggestions to improve the new arrangements are welcome. For any situation not covered in this guidance, a risk assessment must be completed. If you are unsure, do not hesitate to get in touch with Facilities for assistance.

Contact Facilities