Get Prepared For University

Get Prepared For University

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Get Prepared For University
  • How To Accept Your University Place

    In this video, we cover the necessary steps to take upon receiving offers from universities to secure your place. By the end, you'll understand how to accept an offer, the importance of monitoring your application progress, why making the right choice matters, and when to start booking accommoda...

  • How To Apply For A Visa

    Getting your UK student visa is a big requirement of coming to study here. Time to get those documents ready and get that precious visa!

  • The Cost Of Living In The UK

    In this video, we delve into the expenses of living at a UK university, covering what you might need to budget for and how much you might spend on food and drink. By the end, you'll have a better understanding of the rough estimate of the cost of living in the UK, the reality of student jobs and ...

  • Do I Need Insurance?

    In this video, you'll discover why insurance is crucial, even if it doesn't seem like a priority at first. You'll learn how having insurance can prevent you from facing significant expenses if things go wrong unexpectedly and understand that insurance is a choice that you need to consider careful...

  • Managing The Costs Of Being A Student

    This video features Tess Read, a budgeting expert, who talks about a common misunderstanding among international students regarding living expenses. While the government provides guidelines, the real costs can be higher. Tess shares easy-to-follow tips on saving and spending wisely, helping stude...

  • Packing Essentials

    It’s tricky knowing what to pack for university and it’s even harder when your airline gives you a maximum luggage allowance! See what’s essential – and what should not be taken with you. In this video you'll learn to pack essential items for international travel, what limitations you'll have whe...

  • How To Open A UK Bank Account

    International students can often benefit from a UK bank account to help them manage money and pay for UK subscriptions. Find out what you need to know when choosing an account and how to open it.

  • The British Education And University Systems

    Take a look at the British university system, the dictionary of common terminology and all the basics you will need to understand to be a student in the UK.

  • Navigating The Airport

    Travelling through an airport alone is easy if you are well prepared. No matter whether you’ve flown before or it’s your first time, our guide to navigating the airport will be invaluable. We cover the check in process and what documents are required. You'll also learn everything you need to know...

  • Checklists, Deadlines & Getting Ready To Go

    When starting as a student, there are lots of important deadlines to meet and documents to bring with you. You’ll need to think about managing your finances during international travel, as well as retaining the important documents once you arrive in the UK. Watch this video to ensure that you hav...

  • Why You Should Plan Your Accommodation Now

    You have your uni place confirmed... what next? Time to BOOK YOUR ACCOMMODATION! Beat the stiff competition by booking your place early!

  • From The Airport To University

    Discover the most budget-friendly way to travel to your student accommodation within the UK in this video. We'll guide you through the essential planning steps before your journey and provide insights on where to book your tickets. By the end, you'll understand why taxis can be costly, the benefi...

  • The UK Climate

    In this video, we uncover the intricacies of UK weather and offer expert advice on dressing for every season. By the end, you'll have a deep understanding of the ever-changing nature of UK weather and its impact on daily routines. Discover the importance of dressing appropriately for unpredictabl...

  • How To Book Your Accommodation

    Booking accommodation is often one of the biggest decisions you will need to make. However, there are factors to be thought through beyond just the cost. Find out what you need to consider and how to then book the right place for you. In this video, you will learn some common terms used for Unive...

  • The Student Visa Process

    Getting your UK student visa is a big requirement of coming to study here. Time to get those documents ready and get that precious visa!

  • Budgeting Basics

    How much money do you actually have available to spend each week? These simple budgeting tip and skills will help you manage your money in university.

    By the end of this video you will have learnt:
    - How to develop good financial habits
    - How to calculate a weekly budget

  • What I Wish I Knew Before Starting University

    Postgraduate students reflect on their time at university and what they wished they had known when they started.

    By the end of this video you will have learnt:
    - Some aspects of university that you might not have thought about