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Get a COVID-19 test twice a week

By Adrian 09 Apr 2021

One in three people with coronavirus don’t have any symptoms. If you are back in halls, get tested twice a week, every week to help keep you and your friends safer and your studies on track. Asymptomatic lateral flow tests are free, quick and easy with results usually within the hour.

All residents in the intercollegiate halls are eligible to use the University of London test site at Student Central, Malet Street WC1E 7HY.

For more information and to book your next test, go here: https://london.ac.uk/test-and-trace.

In addition, UCL, King’s, LSE, QMUL, and a few other universities have facilities for testing their own students.

New (9 April): Get a test to do at home

You can now get rapid tests to do at home.

You can collect up to 2 packs of 7 tests from a local pharmacy or test site:

You can get a pack of 7 tests sent to your home. Order rapid lateral flow home test kits on GOV.UK

If you do tests at home, you'll need to report your results online or on the phone.

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Adrian is a medical doctor, the University of London Student Health & Wellbeing Manager, and the Warden of Connaught Hall. He is passionate about advancing equality, diversity, and inclusion. Adrian's interests include fitness, nutrition, mindfulness and insight meditation, medical education, social psychology, and human factors / crisis resource management.
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