Oxford Brookes opens vaccination clinic for Fresher's Week.

Unvaccinated university students have been urged to get a Covid jab in freshers’ week to protect themselves and their peers against the virus.

The NHS’s top doctor has called on freshers to get the vaccine at pop-up clinics and walk-in centres set up by universities before their courses begin.

The plea comes as thousands of students are arriving at university campuses across the UK over the next few weeks.

Professor Stephen Powis, national medical director of NHS England, said: “Starting university is a really exciting time and getting your Covid vaccine means you will be armed with maximum protection against the virus.

The Sun newspaper brings you the latest breaking news videos and explainers from the UK and around the world

Become a Sun Subscriber and hit the bell to be the first to know

Read The Sun: www.thesun.co.uk
Like The Sun on Facebook: www.facebook.com/thesun/
Follow The Sun on Twitter: twitter.com/TheSun
Subscribe to The Sun on Snapchat: www.snapchat.com/discover/The_Sun/1633225139

Watch video on channel "The Sun"
South Korea launches its first homegrown space rocket.

South Korea launches its first homegrown space rocket.

South Korea has launched its first domestically developed space rocket, known as Nuri, on Thursday but failed to put a dummy satellite in orbit. The Sun newspaper brings you the latest breaking news videos and explainers from the UK and around the...

Cleo Smith search: Australian state offers reward to find missing girl.

Cleo Smith search: Australian state offers reward to find missing girl.

The state of Western Australia is offering a A$1 million ($748,100) reward for information about the disappearance of a four-year old girl missing for five days. Cleo Smith was last seen in her family's tent at about 1.30 am local time on Saturday...

Tory MPs don't need masks because they 'know each other' says Jacob Rees-Mogg.

Tory MPs don't need masks because they 'know each other' says Jacob Rees-Mogg.

Commons Leader Jacob Rees-Mogg has suggested that Tories do not need to wear face coverings in Parliament because with their “convivial, fraternal spirit” they know each other well. Current guidance introduced in England after their mandatory use ...

La Palma lava consumes businesses & homes as it advances into village.

La Palma lava consumes businesses & homes as it advances into village.

The remorseless advance of lava from La Palma’s Cumbre Vieja volcano was clear to see in video from Wednesday showing the flow advancing down a street in the village of La Laguna, where it consumed a gas station, a supermarket and several homes. F...

Trump announces his social media network ‘TRUTH Social’.

Trump announces his social media network ‘TRUTH Social’.

FORMER President Donald Trump is taking on Big Tech "tyranny" by minting his own social media network site called “TRUTH Social.” “I created TRUTH Social and TMTG to stand up to the tyranny of Big Tech,” the 45th president stated in a release befo...