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Cledwyn (International Office)

Cledwyn Building, Aberystwyth University, Penglais Campus, Aberystwyth, SY23 3DD

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COVID-19 Information (Aberystwyth University)

  • The information in this section was taken in March 2021.
  • Building opening times will vary depending on COVID-19 restrictions in place at the time.
  • There have been no changes to the Blue Badge parking bays.
  • In buildings where teaching takes place, one-way systems have been introduced, with some designated entrances and exit points.
  • One-way systems will be in force during the changeover period between teaching activities (generally between ten to and ten past the hour).
    Individuals with accessibility requirements, however, are not required to follow building one-way systems, and continue to be able to enter, exit and navigate buildings via the most accessible routes.
  • In tight entrance and exit points, hand sanitising stations will generally be wall-mounted rather than free standing to maximise the available space.
  • Hand sanitising stations have been installed at all building entrances and exits. Supplies of sanitising wipes have also been made available at strategic locations.
  • Floor markings have been added to assist with social distancing and way-finding, to account for one-way systems. Signage has also been put on walls and doors to remind building users to keep at least 2 metres apart.
  • Room capacities have been reviewed and reduced to ensure that social distancing of at least 2 metres can be maintained. Maximum room capacities will be clearly signposted at the entrances.
  • Protective screens have been introduced at all reception desk areas.
  • Building lifts should be single occupancy only, unless individuals are with other members of their households or extended households.
  • Some urinals and cubicles in standard toilets have been closed to assist with social distancing. Majority of toilet areas have been changed to single occupancy areas only, adopting a knock and shout approach.
  • Communal changing areas are closed. All shower areas to be single occupancy areas only, adopting a knock and shout approach.
  • All users of University buildings are expected to comply with the University's guidance on face coverings Individuals who are exempt from the requirement to wear a face covering are asked to wear a distinguishable lanyard to identify to others that they are exempt.
  • For more information about the measures in place for Covid-19 please click here (new tab) .
  • Additional information about the measures in place for Covid-19 can be found here (new tab) .

Introduction

Entrance

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located on the third floor of the Cledwyn Building.
    • There is step free access at this entrance, via lift.
    • There is one set of manual, heavy, double doors between the lift entrance and the international office and this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is / are single.
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 78cm (2ft 7in).

International Office

  • Beyond the entrance doors there is a screened reception desk in front of you.
  • There are sofa chairs to either side in the waiting area.
  • To the left when you enter there is a private office.

Assistance Dog Spending Area

  • The spending area facility is external.
  • The spending area is located at the left hand side of the building.
  • The spending area is not clearly signed.
  • There is step-free access to the spending area.
  • There is a clear unobstructed route to the spending area with a clear width of 2m.
  • There is a gate which opens away from you (push).
  • The gate has a sliding bolt lock.
  • The opening width of the access point is 80cm.
  • The spending area has minimum dimensions of 2m x 3m.
  • There is sufficient space for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre (150cm x 150cm).
  • The external spending area gate/entrance is not sheltered/covered.
  • The external spending area is enclosed.
  • The type of flooring/surface in this area is tiles, concrete and grass.
  • Other features/facilities available in this area include; dog waste bags.