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We understand this is a challenging time for our staff community and we want to make sure you have access to the support and guidance you need.

This page includes information for colleagues on HR guidance, support and tools for remote working, safety, your wellbeing, plus information on research and campus operations.  

Guidance subjects

HR guidance

Visit the HR webpage for guidance on: 

  • Coronavirus-related absence and sickness 
  • Remote working  
  • Working overseas  
  • Recruitment  
  • New starters  
  • Coronavirus immigration guidance 
  • Right to work checks  
  • Payroll 

HR have also created new volunteering guidance and guidance on carers’ leave.

You can visit the leadership and managing during COVID-19 page for guidance for leaders and managers, including advice and tools to help them consider how best to engage with staff and teams. 


All who can work from home will need to continue to do so, and so we want to make sure you have the resources and support you need.

View our new Imperial@Home page




Visit the Research Office webpages for guidance on research applications and awards and links to funder guidance on the impact of coronavirus on research funding. 

We are re-opening our research labs in line with social distancing where possible. Please only come to campus if you have been advised to do so by your Head of Department or equivalent. 

The Postdoc and Fellows Development Centre is extending its support services to postdocs and fellows whose contracts are due to end. Those with contract end dates falling between March 2020 – June 2020 will be able to access the Centre’s services for up to three months from their contract end date. 

Campus operations

Events and meetings on campus

All non-essential events and meetings should be held remotely or postponed/cancelled until further notice. Access more information and guidance

Deliveries to campus  

Deliveries will be directed to the current active stores by Security. This includes temperature-sensitive deliveries for essential research. If you are expecting a large delivery or anything exceptional to arrive, please contact Jen Wiseman as far in advance as you can. Find out more about managing deliveries to campus

Car parking 

Currently, members of staff that have been deemed essential are able to park free of charge at the South Kensington Campus. Local arrangements are made wherever possible to facilitate essential staff.