Pre-Arrival Guide

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.

Visas and Immigration

Find out whether you will need a visa to study in the UK, which type of visa you will need and how to apply for one.


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

Travelling to Ulster

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


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

Living in Northern Ireland

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

Contact the Team

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

Final Considerations Before Departure

Final pre-departure considerations and checklist.

Students with Families

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