Update, information & advice

We are working closely with the Department of Education, Sport and Culture (DESC), Isle of Man (IOM) Government and Public Health to ensure we take every precaution to maintain the health and safety of our students and staff. 

The IOM Government has recently announced that all lockdown restrictions will be lifted on or around 1st February 2021. Please see the IOM Government website for details.

Therefore, on Monday 1st February 2021, University College Isle of Man (UCM) resumed face-to-face operations, as detailed below.


Please see current key updates relating to University College Isle of Man’s (UCM) classes, exams and operations from Monday 1st February 2021:

  1. Resume face-to-face classes, with exception of those who have been contacted by their tutor/Head of Faculty informing them otherwise. This relates to all further education, higher education, adult continuing education (leisure), upskilling and professional courses.
  2. Resume exams; more information will be shared on the website.
  3. Facilities such as the Refectory, Library and Complex Needs Hub will be open.
  4. Our customer-facing businesses: Annie Gill Coffee Bar, Cristory’s, and Synnova Salon will continue to be close for the public, until further notice. Please see this website for more information soon.


We are regularly communicating with our students; if you have missed any of our communications, please see below the list of messages to students.

HE students, please see information on important assessment and progression measures for 2021 in the HE student tab at the bottom of this page (Message 4).

If you are a Manx student currently studying in the UK or beyond and are returning to the Island and/or reconsidering your study options, we can offer support for your studies in a number of ways. See here for more information.


Exams will resume on Monday 1st February 2020; please see here for any updates.


See here for information on ItsLearning, library e-resources and free e-resources.


UCM libraries will be open on Monday 1st February 2020; please see here for more information on the Hall Caine Library and please see here for more information on the Keyll Darree Library.


If you have any further worries or concerns which are not related to your course, or if the current situation is making you feel anxious, please call Student Services on 400555/ 648305 or email studentservices@ucm.ac.im


Stay safe and care for one another as we go through a very difficult period.