Published: 11:49, 24 September 2020
| Updated: 11:52, 24 September 2020
Police have urged university students arriving in Kent for Freshers Week to act responsibly.
About 30,000 have been arriving in Canterbury to take up courses at the University of Kent and Canterbury Christ Church University.
Yesterday it was reported two students at the University of Kent had tested positive for Covid-19 three days after the start of a new term .
Public Health England confirmed positive tests had been recorded among two people studying at UKC's Canterbury campus .
A major outbreak of the virus was reported at Glasgow University where 124 students have tested positive.
Police have said they are working with partner agencies to make them aware of issues and safety and security.
Officers and partners from the city council will also be carrying out patrols aimed at tackling anti-social behaviour and ensuring current government rules on social distancing are respected.
Insp Guy Thompson said: "I would like to welcome new students to Canterbury and I am sure they will enjoy their time being part of the city community.
"We are working closely with both universities based in Canterbury to ensure students have a successful and safe university experience."
Canterbury's Community Policing Team will be among a number of organisations at a pop-up hub in the city centre tomorrow evening.
The police advice for students is: