Pre-arrival information

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Overseas students' pre-arrival guide

Our pre-arrival guide provides helpful advice and a range of useful links that will help you to prepare to come to study with us in the UK.

Arrivals for Pre-Sessional English and September 2019

The University provides free airport collections from Heathrow Airport only on selected dates throughout the year. Current confirmed collection times from Heathrow Airport are:

  • 22 June 2019  - 10:00 - Pre-sessional English students
  • 22 June 2019  - 19:30 - Pre-sessional English students
  • 27 July 2019  - 10:00 - Pre-sessional English students
  • 27 July 2019 - 14:00 - Pre-sessional English students
  • 27 July 2019  - 21:00 - Pre-sessional English students
  • 14 September 2019 - 10:00 - Semester A arrivals
  • 14 September 2019 - 12:00 midday - Semester A arrivals
  • 14 September 2019 - 19:30 - Semester A arrivals
  • 15 September 2019 - 10:00 - Semester A arrivals
  • 15 September 2019 - 12:00 midday - Semester A arrivals
  • 15 September 2019 - 19:30 - Semester A arrivals

To book a place on this service, please complete our pre-arrival form.

If you are arriving outside of these dates and times, please follow our guide on how to get to the University's campuses.

Bookings for free airport collection will close on Saturday 7 September 2019. If you have not booked a collection slot by this date, you will need to make your own way to the campus. You can find guidance on travelling to the campus in our pre-arrival guide at the top of this page.

Orientation Week

Orientation week for the September 2019 intake starts on Monday 16 September.

You can still sign up for orientation week without airport collection by completing the pre-arrival form. Once you have completed the form, you will receive an email with additional information regarding arriving in the UK.

Stage 1 Online Registration

You should complete your Stage 1 online registration before you arrive in the UK. Information about this can be found in your joining instructions.

International Students Late Arrival Process

If you will not be on campus in time to register by 30 September 2019, you need to complete our late arrival request form so that we can consider your request for late enrolment. Our Admissions Team will then liaise with your School of Study and respond to you as soon as possible.

Pre-Arrival Guidance

This video has some useful information for overseas students arriving at the University.