Heriot-Watt's Group Risk Office aim to provide automatic insurance cover for clinical trials work sponsored by the University or in which the University is a participating centre. A clinical trial is an investigation or series of investigations conducted on any person for a medicinal purpose. However, certain trials which require special consideration are excluded from this cover. Details of these as well as a checklist and commencement form are provided.
The attached forms should be completed and signed by all staff and students who drive private, hired and or owned/leased vehicles on University business including Sports Union activities. This includes all risk short term insurance cover on equipment/transit.
Core personal possessions insurance cover for students staying in Halls and some leased flats is arranged by the University with Endsleigh Insurance. Students may need extended cover for some items, however. To confirm your address and review your cover, visit the Endsleigh site. Contents insurance policies from Endsleigh are specifically designed to cover students personal possessions whether they are living in halls of residences, shared houses or student flats.
All staff and students who drive private, hired or owned/leased vehicles on University business are obliged to complete a Driver Declaration Form. In addition, declaration forms for owned or leased vehicles as well as hired vehicles are available here. Motor insurance claim forms and incident report forms are also listed.
The objective of the University's insurance programme is to preserve the University's assets and earnings and further information for implementing this general philosophy can be found here. In addition, current risk management policies, claims forms, guidance, as well as information on clinical trials can be viewed and printed here.
This policy summarizes the cover for contents and portable computer equipment in your semester time address. The policy provides protection against theft, fire and flood along with other benefits to bring you peace of mind.
The forms in this section must be completed by staff or students travelling on University business. The forms and supporting documents cover risk assessment for travel outside the UK, travel authorisation, consulate letters, travel insurance claims and more.