Academi is the official student venue and provides a focus for the night time entertainment and general socialising. With free entry for students living in University Halls and special offers at the bar, it’s a great place to meet and hang out with friends.
Information on Nightclub Entry
We can’t wait for everyone to visit Academi this year but we want everyone visiting us to feel relaxed and safe and be able to enjoy themselves, so in an effort to try and ensure the safety of each person and reduce transmission of COVID 19 Academi has chosen to request those attending events at the venue verify their negative Covid status. This isn’t a difficult process but below we will try and help you navigate any issues you may have!
To prove your eligibility to enter you can provide either:
- Proof of a negative NHS Rapid Lateral Flow Test (test should be taken within 24 hours prior to arrival at Academi)
- Proof of full vaccination – having received the final dose at least 14 days prior to arrival at Academi .
- Proof of natural immunity based upon having received a positive PCR test within 180 days of arrival at the venue and after completing 1 days of self-isolation.
To demonstrate the negative test you can show our staff one of the following:
- TEXT MESSAGE OR EMAIL confirming your NEGATIVE Test results
- OR by using the NHS COVID PASS available through the NHS APP Click here for IOS or Android app Download here.
- OR as A LETTER that can be requested by ringing the NHS on 119
Rapid Lateral Flow Tests
LFT’s are FREE and available to be collected from any pharmacy or library as shown by clicking this link, the University also has numerous collection points for LFT’s including:
- FFridd Halls Office
- St Marys Halls Office
- Pontio Reception
- Reichel Reception
- Ocean Sciences Reception
- Main Arts Library
- Deiniol Road Library
Alternatively if you would like to order a test to be delivered to your address this can be done by clicking the link: order here.
Should you not have access to the internet results can be reported by calling the NHS on 119.
Proof Of Full Vaccination
Please use the NHS COVID PASS to show our staff your vaccination status. Click here for IOS or Android app Download here or click on the NHS website here to download it as a PDF or have it sent to you as an email.
It is also possible to request a paper version of your vaccination status. You can do that by clicking here or calling NHS 119.
Unfortunately we cannot accept a vaccine cards issued from the vaccine centres as proof of vaccination. For a video tutorial on using the Covid Pass please click here.
Proof Of Natural Immunity
Please use the NHS COVID PASS to show you received a POSITIVE PCR test within the past 6 months and after self-isolating and up to 180 days after taking a PCR test. Click here for NHS COVID PASS on IOS or Android.
Please remember you do not have to perform a Rapid Lateral Flow Test if you have either Proof of double vaccination or natural immunity.
Whilst we are happy for anyone who feels more comfortable to wear a facemask this is not mandatory.
Social distancing is also not required however we do ask everyone attending to be mindful and act responsibly towards others.
Remember if you download the Covid Pass now it will save you time once you arrive and start enjoying your time here in Bangor, we can’t wait to see you all!
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