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New students

Welcome to the Herts family

Joining university can be daunting, exciting, and even a bit overwhelming. However you’re feeling, we are right here to guide you through and make sure that settling into life at Herts is as fun and easy as possible!

To get you started, we have put together lots of useful advice from what to do before you arrive, to what to expect in your first week. You can find all of this below.

If you are wondering what things will be like on campus and how we have adapted to the current situation, make sure you take a look at how we’re getting ready and our approach to learning where you can find out more.

If you have any questions about starting, or if you are feeling unsure, you can find more information on Ask Herts and in our FAQs

You can also reach out to our teams on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, send us an email or alternatively, you can chat with our current students and staff.

Take a look at the list below to find out about the things you need to know and do before you arrive on campus. From setting up your student account to knowing what to bring with you, we’ve got you covered!