Travel and working off-site

Travelling and working for the University off-site

Global Travel SharePoint site

Visit the Global Travel SharePoint site to access information you need to book international travel on University business and apply for approval using the Global Travel Approval system.

The approval process is for all staff and student international travel. It is not relevant for placements organised by the Global Opportunities team.

The SafeZone travel app

SafeZone is the free to use safety app for staff and students to use when travelling abroad.


Visit the workstations and DSE page to access resources for setting up your workstation correctly while you travel or work off-site.

What you need to know about travelling on behalf of the University

University of Bristol personnel work off-site for a wide range of reasons, from international research trips to student placements. 

Travel restrictions and risk levels are always changing. The purpose, benefits and risks of traveling on University-related business must be assessed.

Travel and off-site health and safety

Guidance and resources to help you stay safe while working away from campus.

What to do if something goes wrong

Procedures for responding to incidents or emergencies.

Planning domestic travel

Infromation to help you plan domestic travel on behalf of the University.


The University expects staff and associates to avoid all non-essential travel and to consider alternatives to travel (such as video conferencing) where this is possible.

Read more about the University's Sustainability Strategy.

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