International Handbook

International Handbook

Our handbook gives useful guidance to help prepare you for studying and living in Swansea. Our International Handbook is now available.

Enrolment and information for freshers

Find out how to enrol and what happens over the Welcome Weekend in September.

Biometric Residence Permit

UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) has introduced a Biometric Residence Permit (BRP) card for all people issued with a visa for more than six months who apply outside the UK.

Entering the UK

Advice about entering UK for the first time or returning after travel abroad

International Welcome Activities

We run bespoke international welcome activities alongside the main University induction activities.

Police Registration

Some students need to register with the Police and the University can support this.

University Arrival Week Programme

Swansea University and Students’ Union look forward to welcoming you to our campus community. The main arrival week is referred to as Fresher's week. We will be putting together a packed programme of events to help you settle in, meet other students and find out about the support and great opportunities that are available to you.