Since 2020, the UMAL travel cover has excluded all claims under the Disruption section arising out of Covid-19. As we gradually move towards the end of the pandemic I am pleased to advise that we are now able to reintroduce a limited amount of cover for Cancellation and Rearrangement [...]
Each Higher Education Institution will have their own experiences of responding to the events of the last couple of years as world as managed through what has been an unprecedented global pandemic as a result of Covid-19...
With international travel beginning to pick up again, it is a good time to provide an update on the current regulations and the travel cover that UMAL provides. In terms of the travel cover, we continue to provide cover under the Medical Expenses section for claims arising out of [...]
With effect from 2nd August 2021, UK motorists are no longer required to carry a green card when driving in the EU, Andorra, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Serbia or Switzerland. Full details can be found on the gov.uk website - https://www.gov.uk/vehicle-insurance/driving-abroad
From 29th March 2021, as long as there are no changes to the government roadmap, international travel for students travelling from England will be permitted on the basis of the following exemption: Education From 29 March, if you are enrolled in a course of study at an educational institution outside [...]
Whilst many higher and further education institutions have been focused on the difficulties in juggling face to face teaching with keeping students safe on campus as Covid-19 runs riot, and the logistics of larger student numbers as a result of the A-level exam fiasco, another more insidious issue is [...]