Pre-Arrival Information

Congratulations! We look forward to welcoming you on campus soon. Take a look at next steps to studying with us, including applying for your visa, travel arrangements and booking your accommodation.

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UUniReady is a two-week preparation programme designed for new international students enrolling at Ulster University.

Pre-Arrival Webinars

Your chance to meet the ISE team and learn more about your campus and Northern Ireland. There will be top tips and you'll have the opportunity to ask questions.

Accommodation advice

It is really important to arrange your accommodation as early as possible to make sure it meets all your needs while you are at Ulster

Global Buddy Scheme

Our Global Buddy scheme is a mentoring scheme where we match new international students to existing Ulster students.

Covid-Related Information

Covid-19 guidance and advice on travelling to Northern Ireland.

Final Considerations Before Departure

Final pre-departure considerations and checklist.

Travelling to Ulster

Preparation is everything. Find out what you need before you travel and it will make your journey and stay at university much less stressful.

Your Biometric Residence Permit (BRP)

Information on where to send your Biometric Residence Permit (BRP) and how to collect your visa.

Living in Northern Ireland

Information and support on studying, working and travelling while in Northern Ireland


Find out more about the cost of living in the UK and managing your money.

Students with Families

Information for students who are bringing their family to the UK.

Technology for Online Learning

Here you will find technology recommendations for accessing Ulster systems to support your study in a blended learning environment.

Contact the Team

The International Student Experience (ISE) team are here to assist with your questions, queries or suggestions whilst you study.