Joining university can be daunting, exciting, and even a bit overwhelming. We’re a friendly community at Herts and we want to make the transition to university life as fun and easy as possible. We've put together lots of useful advice from a pre-arrival checklist to what to expect on your first week.
Take a look at the list below to find out about the things you need to know and do before you start life as a Herts student. From setting up your student account, to knowing what to bring when you arrive, we have you covered!
Before you arrive, make sure you're fully prepared. View our pre-arrival checklist. (PDF - 0.04 Mb)
Collect your UH wristband
- Key collection, if you are moving into halls
- Overseas Student Orientation Programme (OSOP) welcome desk
- The Student Centre (Hutton Hub)
Introduce yourself to others
Now it's time to settle into life at Herts. Find out how to make the most of your time, and discover the services we offer to support you and help you succeed. From wellbeing services to our dedicated Ask Herts hubs, we're here to help ensure your journey with Herts is as exciting and stress free as possible.
If you have questions about any of our services, from where to eat on campus to how to find a work placement, a great place to start is our online resource Ask Herts. Just type in your question to find the answer!