News for students
COVID-19 report, 30 April
30 april 2021
Right on time for this year’s 30 April (Walpurgis Eve) in Uppsala, this week’s CRUSH COVID report shows somewhat more encouraging figures for the c...
Cleaning services appeal to students and staff to keep their distance
29 april 2021
Custodial technicians at the University often have to interrupt their work and leave rooms and spaces without the cleaning services they need.
COVID-19 report, 23 April
23 april 2021
In week 15 (12–18 April), for the first time for several weeks, a slightly higher case rate is reported than in the preceding week. However, just a...
Botanical Garden and campuses closed on 30 April
23 april 2021
Uppsala University is closing the Botanical Garden and all campus areas between 18:00 on 29 April and 09:00 on 1 May. Only authorised staff will ha...
Alternatives for 30 April
22 april 2021
The 30 April (Walpurgis Eve) celebrations are cancelled for the second year in a row, and of course this is disappointing. But perhaps it can open ...
COVID-19 report, 16 April
16 april 2021
The situation in Region Uppsala and its healthcare services remains severely strained. In this context, the call to go into ‘personal lockdown’ sho...
Temporary ban on being in parks over Valborg
16 april 2021
Uppsala Municipality is imposing a temporary ban on being in certain specified places in Uppsala over the Valborg period to reduce the spread of in...
Vice-Chancellor's decision extends restrictions regarding COVID-19
13 april 2021
COVID-19 transmission is still increasing in Uppsala. Against this backdrop, Region Uppsala is now launching a new campaign – “Personal lockdown”.
COVID-19 report, 9 April
09 april 2021
Even with the continuation of the downward trend for confirmed cases of COVID-19 in University activities, University staff and students are urged ...
Uppsala University on Clubhouse
08 april 2021
Uppsala University now also has an account on the new social media app Clubhouse. Under the club name ‘Uppsala University’, all affiliated with the...
Increased funding of Erasmus+ for more exchanges
31 mars 2021
A new version of the EU’s Erasmus+ programme will provide 10 million Europeans with the opportunity to study, train and develop their skills abroad.
30 April celebrations in Uppsala cancelled again
31 mars 2021
The celebration of Valborg (30 April) was cancelled in Uppsala last year because of the pandemic. The actors involved in Valborg activities have no...
COVID-19 report, 26 March
26 mars 2021
The University was pleased to note a downward trend in confirmed cases of COVID-19 among staff and students last week (15–21 March), and this trend...
COVID-19 report, 19 March
19 mars 2021
The latest news is that the outbreak linked to the University has not grown. We hope that will continue to be the case and that the chains of infec...
Serious situation – rapid spread of infection at the University
12 mars 2021
The spread of coronavirus is rapidly increasing among our students and everybody needs to make efforts to deal with the situation so we can keep ou...
Prize for best degree project in chemistry
08 mars 2021
The Chemical Society in Uppsala awards a prize for the best degree project in chemistry and in 2020 the prize will happily go to the Dutch Erasmus ...
COVID-19 report, 5 March
05 mars 2021
The week of 22–28 February confirmed the fears of an increased infection rate, with a total of 32 new cases confirmed during the week. The Universi...
COVID-19-report, 26 February
26 februari 2021
Figures from the current week show that the upward trend of confirmed cases continues. Before the weekend, this week we have registered 24 new conf...
COVID-19-report, 19 February
19 februari 2021
This week has seen increased activity around the impact of the ongoing pandemic with a rising curve in terms of number of confirmed cases.
COVID-19-report, 12 February
12 februari 2021
The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 at Uppsala University remains at a relatively low level, although the curve has gone up slightly over the...