Get advice on travelling overseas on University business.

Health and safety when travelling overseas

Health and safety of staff who engage in overseas travel on behalf of the University is of paramount importance.

By following these good practice guidelines we can ensure this work goes smoothly and that the objectives for the visit are met without compromise of individuals own wellbeing. 

All staff travelling overseas should read these guidelines carefully and ensure they are followed at all times.

Arranging travel insurance

Travel insurance is mandatory for any for any member of staff travelling overseas and must be arranged through the University.

Applications for travel insurance can be completed through Sussex Direct.

Apply for Travel Insurance

For more information, see the Finance Division's webpage.

Overseas Travel on behalf of Global Engagement and the International Office

If you are travelling on behalf of the Global Engagement or International Office teams, there is specific guidance and policy to follow including specific contact information.

Ensure that you have read through the policy document thoroughly.

For any further questions, contact the International Office.

Risk assessments

An Overseas Travel and Security Risk Assessment form must be completed and signed off before travelling overseas.

For any support or questions related to this, contact the Sussex Health and Safety Team.