Seven test positive for coronavirus at University of Gloucestershire
Seven students have tested positive for coronavirus at the University of Gloucestershire.
The students, some of whom are first years, are all based at the Pittville Student Village in Cheltenham.
Those affected are said to have mild symptoms and are being supported by welfare teams.
Students in their households are also isolating, awaiting tests.
A spokesman said: "Following the advice of PHE and our local health protection teams, the university remains open and face-to-face teaching is continuing.
"Our buildings on campus remain covid-secure, and we have reiterated to all staff and students that it is essential that we all continue to observe the basic rules of social distancing, wearing of face coverings, observing good hand hygiene, and self-isolating when experiencing even symptoms."
Those students who have not received any notification to self-isolate can continue to attend university as normal.