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Asymptomatic testing programme

Cardiff Metropolitan University

Anybody with symptoms of the coronavirus can call 119 or apply for a test online at one of the local testing centres based in Cardiff. If you are finding it difficult to get a test, students can contact their Halls Manager or Student Services for additional support.


The Coronavirus still poses a threat, and from January 2021 a rolling voluntary screening programme will be available for asymptomatic students who wish to take part; alternatively, the guidance advises that students should self-isolate for 10 days when they return to Cardiff.


The voluntary screening process will let individuals know within a day or two whether they had the virus at the time of testing, but it is not fail-safe, and students will still need to maintain social distancing, follow on- and off- campus guidelines and continue to play their part even if a test result is returned negative, to be sure they, their friends and family are safe.


Screening will take place at:
Cyncoed (College House)
Llandaff (CO.20)
Plas Gwyn (for residential students)


Access to a screening test is voluntary and entirely up to individuals but we're encouraging students totake up the free testing and do what they can to help reduce the risk, just as they have done since the pandemic began.


For more information on how we're helping everybody throughout the term, please visit our safe community pages.


Book your test You'll need to have your Cardiff Met details to hand.
Go to the booking form