Vaccinations

For all travel, students should be up to date with routine vaccination courses and boosters as recommended in the United Kingdom.

This information is relevant for groups travelling from the UK. For departures from other countries, please refer to local travel advice.

All travellers should be up to date with their routine vaccination courses and boosters. These include the measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine and the diphtheria-tetanus-polio vaccine.

Tetanus is recommended for every destination covered on this website.

Additional country recommendations are listed below and these act as a guideline only. Healthcare professionals may recommend additional vaccinations depending on the specific activities included in your trip, for example any excursions that may require students to be in close contact with animals.

Russia

  • Hepatitis A

China

  • Hepatitis A
  • No risk of yellow fever
  • Malaria – low risk: awareness of the disease and bite avoidance recommended

Gambia

  • Hepatitis A
  • Typhoid
  • Yellow Fever – at risk
  • Malaria – high risk: antimalarial medication is recommended

Turkey (Istanbul)

  • Malaria – low risk: awareness of the disease and bite avoidance recommended

Further information

National Travel Health Network and Centre (NaTHNaC)

Travel health information for people travelling abroad from the UK

If you have health concerns or further questions, we recommend consulting a healthcare professional before departure.

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