University ID card (UCard), masks and visors

University ID card (UCard)

Your UCard is your personal University card. If you plan to be on campus during your studies you need a UCard to give you access to campus facilities.

Upload a photo for your UCard

You must upload a photo for you UCard after you have completed online registration.

Upload your photo

Collect your UCard

Study Abroad and Erasmus students can collect your UCard from 1 February 2021.

You must wear a face covering when you collect your UCard.

Most students will collect their UCard following the instructions below. We will email you if you need to collect you card in a different way.

If you are staying in private accommodation or are an International Foundation Programme student

Collect your UCard from Card Services in Royal Fort Lodge.

You do not need to book an appointment but make sure you check Card Services opening times before arriving. 

You will need your student number and photo-ID to collect your Ucard. This can be your passport, national identity card or driver's licence.

To make sure your card is ready you must complete online registration and upload a photo at least 48 hours before you go to collect from Card Services.

If you are in university or partner accommodation

Check at your accommodation to see if they have your UCard. If your UCard isn’t ready for you in your accommodation, you can collect it from Card Services in Royal Fort Lodge

You do not need to book an appointment but make sure you check Card Services opening times before arriving.

You will need your student number and photo-ID to collect your card. This can be your passport, national identity card or driver's licence.

To make sure your card is ready you must complete online registration and upload a photo at least 48 hours before you go to collect from Card Services.

Collect your mask and visor

You need to wear your mask to all teaching activities and in the areas surrounding them. Information about:

  • where to collect your mask and visor
  • where you need to wear them while on campus and
  • what to do if you are exempt from wearing one is available.

More about masks and visors.

UCard data use

We store data from your UCard which shows when you use your UCard to enter a University building.

We use this data so ensure support and services are available. This use of your data is part of section 10 of the Student Agreement.

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