Studying in another country is a great opportunity. To make sure you get the most out of your time overseas it’s best to be prepared and know what to expect.
Here is a handy checklist to get you thinking about what you need to organise:
- Is my passport valid?
- Have I got the visa/s I need?
- Have I got my confirmation of acceptance for studies letter?
- Have I arranged somewhere to stay?
- Have I arranged health insurance?
- Do I have enough money for my time in the UK?
- Can I prove to the British authorities that I have enough money for my stay?
- Do I have addresses and telephone numbers for both my college and host family?
- Do I have the telephone number of my country’s Embassy in the UK?
- Do I know how to get to the college?
- Do I have enough money to get to the college or host family when I arrive?
- Have I told my host family and college about my travel arrangements and arrival times?
For more details about living and studying in the UK we recommend that you read our pre-arrival guide.
If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us via firstname.lastname@example.org