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Before you leave home

Before you leave home

Getting ready to study at Ulster University.

Pre-Arrival Guide

Preparing to study abroad is such an exciting time but there is so much to think about and prepare. That’s why planning ahead is essential.

To help you plan we’ve created a handy Pre-Arrival Guide with lots of useful tips and advice for organising your Visa and flights, booking your accommodation, arranging your travel to campus, opening your bank account and living in the UK. We’ve thought of every detail to help make your journey run as smoothly as possible.

Download Pre-arrival guide

International Student Experience Team

We also have a dedicated International Student Experience &  Support team who are here to help you from the moment you apply through to your graduation and beyond.

We also recognise that you may have specific requirements so we offer additional help when you need it.

To contact a member of the team e-mail quoting your campus of study in the subject heading.

In this section:

Pre-Arrival Check List

Preparation is everything. Take a moment to ensure you have everything you need before you travel.

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.