Download our current International Students' Information Guide from here
This Guide contains a wide range of information regarding living and learning in the UK. You will find sections on: Immigration; Working in the UK; Finances; Accommodation; Living in the UK (social behaviours, shopping, transport etc.); Student Wellbeing and Personal Safety and Faith and Spirituality,
The comprehensive Accommodation section is particlualrly useful for those looking for a UK home. You will be able to find information on the various types of UK accommodation on offer, costs associated with renting a property, local resources to use when looking for a room, house or flat and general tips and hints on finding a suitable place to live.
You may also find the UK Living Costs and Finances: International Students page helpful.
If you are bringing dependants to the UK, it is your responsibility to ensure the following:
1. You have enough money, upfront, to support your family in the UK (you should not rely on part time work to fund your living costs/studies, your primary focus should be on your full time study)
2. You source and finance suitable family accommodation in the UK (if you cannot arrange this before you arrive, it may be necessary for you to send for your family members later and after you have made suitable arrangements)
3. You must live no more than a maximum of 50 miles from the University campus
4. You apply for school places on time and adhere to UK school admissions and attendance processes. You may also need to organise additional childcare, so as not to impact on your engagement with your full time studies.
5. You have read all the University support resources provided for you in relation to the above. The University can offer you advice and guidance but you must make your own arrangements: