Before you arrive

We are counting down the days until we welcome you to our student community.

However, we appreciate that starting at university can feel like stepping into the unknown. There is no need to worry, we have put together a list of everything you need to know or do before leaving home.

Watch the video and then follow the links below to find out more.


More information

We have also put together a guide on what to pack when you come to university as well as some information about how to get here.

You can also find term dates featuring events that you may wish to attend throughout the year, such as the Freshers' Fair or the sports awards.

International arrivals

For international students, we understand moving to study in another country can seem a bit overwhelming so we have a dedicated international section providing you with all the support you may need. Here you will find information taking you from application to study including:

For everything else, download the Herts Mobile app to get answers to your questions, navigate around campus and receive important notifications.