In an email sent to students, the University said that the decision to leave their term time address is one for "students to take based on their individual circumstances". However, the Government still advises that students remain in their term time accommodation "where possible".
In emails seen by Cherwell, colleges have outlined their policies for students who are resident in college at the end of Hilary term. In line with government guidance, students who wish to return home for the vacation may do so provided they have an exemption under government guidance.
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