Overseas Travel & Fieldwork

Travel the world

University Policy Statement on 'Safety in Fieldwork' (S5/07) emphasises the importance of risk assessment, pre-expedition and contingency planning, communication and training for all fieldwork activities. First aid training is considered to be an important element in such preparation and is strongly recommended for all fieldworkers, whether the work is undertaken in the UK or overseas.

Training Courses Available

Insurance

You will also need to follow the important guidance on travel on the Insurance Department website.

Occupational Health Travel Clinic

The Occupational Health Service provides a travel clinic for travel advice, immunisations and some antimalarial prophylaxis. The service is for University staff and specified Non Employee Eligible Groups travelling on University business (e.g. research, conferences or field trips).