Attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils

Many of us will have seen news today from Spain, last week’s dreadful attacks on Las Ramblas in Barcelona and in Cambrils.

The thoughts of the University community are with the people of Spain, especially those who have lost their lives, people who have been injured, and their families and friends. We offer our deepest sympathies to all those affected.

Spanish authorities have set up a helpline for people affected by the incidents. The number is 0034 93 214 21 24. You can also find out more about support available to you via the Foreign Office website information and advice page.

For the latest advice from the FCO, including travel advice to the area, see .

There is no indication that University staff or students have been injured in this incident. However support is available if you have been affected by these events.

In addition to your line manager and HR contacts, we have an Employee Assistance Programme which offers additional support to those who may need it.

Support is also available for any students who have been affected through our Student Services Centre or by email If you are concerned about a student who may have been affected, please call 01225 38 4321.

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