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Exempt foreign students from quarantine upon their arrival in September

Submitted by Timur Bondarenko on Friday 14th August 2020

Published on Friday 21st August 2020

Current status: Closed

Closed: Sunday 21st February 2021

Signatures: 7

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A-levels ~ Budget ~ country ~ Covid ~ Covid-19 ~ Exercise ~ IMPACT ~ level ~ Levelling ~ levels ~ quarantine ~ September ~ Test ~ testing ~ Tests ~ UK ~ Universities ~ University

Petition Action

Exempt foreign students from quarantine upon their arrival in September

Petition Details

Allow students from another countries coming to the UK for studies (in September) to skip 14-days quarantine with a test as a viable alternative. The students coming to study in the UK undergo a serious procedure of receiving permissions to study, implying a smaller proportion of them than tourists

Additional Information

Having completed my A-levels, I cannot wait to start my university studies this September. However, being a foreign student from a country not on the UK’s green-list means I’d have to self-isolate upon arrival in order to start my first academic year at uni. The self-isolation costs are insane for a student who plans to live on a specific budget (up to 1500£ on just apartment. Moreover, the prohibited outdoors activities will have a serious negative impact on the well-being due to no exercise.


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