Your First Week & Settling In

Your First Week & Settling In

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Your First Week & Settling In
  • Top Tips Once You've Arrived

    Jackie Burvill an experienced international house manager has had thousands of students coming through her doors. She is the perfect person to offer some tips to help you settle in the UK.

  • Starting Well

    University is a bold new step and you want to make a good start. But what does that actually involve? Students share their experiences and the advice they’d give to others.

  • Collecting Your Biometric Residence Permit

    Getting a sticker in your passport is only the first step of your student visa process. You will also need to collect a Biometric Residence Permit once you’ve arrived in the UK. Find out what this involves and what you need to do if you have a digital visa.

  • How To Register With A UK Doctor

    Dr Susie Davies explains why it's so important to register with a local GP in order to access healthcare.

    By the end of this video you will have learnt:
    - that students paying the healthcare surcharge are entitled to the same care as UK residents
    - your GP is often the first contact for medic...

  • 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.

  • What Is Freshers Week?

    Fresher’s Week is one of the most important dates on the university calendar. But what is it and how can you make the most of it?

    By the end of this video, you will have learnt:
    - what Fresher’s Week is
    - why Fresher’s Week is important
    - what to expect and activities ...

  • What's Expected Of You As A Student

    UK university education is famous worldwide because of its high standards and focus on personal learning and research. Professor Higbee from the University of Exeter unpacks what to expect when you are studying for your degree in the UK.

    By the end of this video you will have learnt:
    - wha...

  • Arriving and Settling In

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  • Medical Services

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    An explanation of the medical services in the UK, what to do if you are hurt and where to go.

  • Lectures & Studying

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    How do lectures actually work in University and what do you need to know before you attend? A series of videos explaining what universities will expect of you as a student in the UK.