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UK governments publish guidance to allow students to go home for Christmas

The Scottish and Welsh governments have set plans to ensure students can travel home safely for Christmas, after the UK government released guidance for students in England.

In Scotland, students are being asked to “voluntarily reduce their social mixing for two weeks before going home” and are being encouraged to take a coronavirus test in early December. In Wales, students have been told to travel home no later than 9 December and to get an asymptomatic coronavirus test around 24 hours before they leave university.

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