Oxford University will operate a vaccination centre from Wednesday 23 June for undergraduate and taught postgraduate students who are yet to receive their first dose. All students, including postgraduate research students, will be able to receive a vaccine from the centre at the University Club on Mansfield Road from Monday 28 June.

The centre will open at 10am on its first day of operation, and will then be open from 9:30am to 8:30pm until Sunday 4 July. It will provide a walk-in service, with no need to book in advance.

Students are asked to wear a face covering, and bring their university card with them. If students are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, they must not attend. Although students will not be turned away if they don’t know their NHS number, they are advised to find it via the NHS lookup service before they arrive.

The centre will administer 240 vaccines a day. Students are advised to check of Oxford Students Twitter feed for the availability of vaccines before they set off.

In an email to students where the vaccine centre was unveiled, the University reiterated the importance of limiting the spread of the virus at the end of term. 13 positive PCR tests were recorded by the testing service between 14-18 June. The email also reminded students to take two lateral flow tests a week, and take a test before attending social events.

Further information on getting vaccinated can be found on the student health pages, including information for UK and international students who may need to get their second dose at another centre. Further information on the vaccine centre can be found here.

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