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 the end of the lockdown, and the full reopening UCM and schools on Monday 19th April 2021.  Please see the IOM Government website for details.


Current updates relating to UCM classes, exams and operations, for Monday 19th April 2021.

  • All face-to-face classes and exams will re-commence.
  • All UCM campuses will be opened.
  • Our customer-facing businesses: Annie Gill Coffee Bar, Cristory’s, and Synnova Salon will continue to be closed for the public, until further notice. Please see this website for more information soon.
  • No social distancing is required, and face masks are optional. Students are advised to continue to practice good hygiene; there will be hand sanitisers placed in key points around the campuses for continued use.


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

UCM/UoC students, please review here the most recent information and FAQs about the UoC ‘safety net’ scheme for UCM/UoC students in their final year of study.  

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.

If you are considering furthering your studies at UCM next year, we'd like you to know that our Central Admissions Team is working remotely to ensure any applications are processed as normal during this lockdown. if you have any questions, please see our FAQs here, or please do not hesitate to contact them at admissions@ucm.ac.im 


Some exams will still continue during the lockdown and we will contact respective students directly. Please see here for any updates.


DESC will be sending out vouchers to all those entitled to free school meals.


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


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.