18 April 2013: Travel Insurance: New areas requiring referral
Due to their trade restriction policy, the University's broker has been prohibited from placing travel insurance for trips to:
If you or any colleagues are planning travel to any of these areas please contact the Insurance Team on telephone 01865 (6)16078 immediately, to enable us to place cover for you.
Due to the level of risk, please refer all travel to the following countries to the Insurance Team:
Last updated: 18 April 2013 at 15.05
The Insurance Team can arrange travel insurance for any person travelling on fieldwork, or for any other University purpose.
The University Travel Requests page provides a quick way of getting travel and accommodation quotes from the University's travel agents.
Please note that special terms apply to travellers who are abroad for longer than a year. Please contact the Insurance Team for details.
If you are planning a trip or fieldwork, or you are a supervisor or expedition leader, the University Safety Office offers several training courses presented by qualified instructors:
- Fieldwork Safety Overseas
- Emergency First Aid for Fieldworkers
- Fieldwork Planning and Supervision
- Fieldwork Safety in 'Urban' Environments
The courses emphasize the practical application of the risk assessment and the planning process.
The University Occupational Health Service can advise on the health risks associated with travel to your field site/country.
For further information on how to arrange cover, please use the links below.
- Who can be insured?
- What is insured?
- How to arrange insurance - Staff, Students, Researchers and Volunteers
- How to arrange insurance - Clubs and Societies
- How to make a claim