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Before you arrive

Whether you are coming to the UK for the first time for a short period or you have visited before, International Student Support can help you with what you need to do before you arrive and when you get here as a new international student.

Read on for our top tips you’ll need to think about before you arrive on campus. 

International Student Guide

The International Students Guide‌ is full of information to help you plan before you arrive for your studies.

LIVE webinars

Attend our live webinars and Q&A for practical tips to moving to the UK.

Introducing: Student Support

Let us introduce you to: Chaplaincy, Welfare & Wellbeing, Disability Support, English Language and Study Skills, Residence Life

Global Chums mentoring

Find out about our Global Chums mentoring scheme on your campus.

Planning Your Travel

Find out about different ways to get to your campus including our Airport Collection Service.


Read about the different accommodation available to you, whether in Exeter, Cornwall or in the private sector in Exeter or Cornwall.

Healthcare in the UK

Read about the UK's health system and make sure you have the cover you need before you need it.


All non-UK nationals need permission to study in the UK. Access our Student visa page and webinars for details.

Living in the UK

Prepare for life in the UK by checking out our student blogs, Instagram, or our 'Living in the UK' pages.


Plan ahead for a cashless campus with a Caxton Currency card or an online bank account. UK banking explained here.