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Support for your arrival

Support for your arrival

Meet and Greet desk

There will be an on-campus Meet and Greet desk for all new international students. Our experienced student ambassadors will be available on campus between 10am and 4pm to help with any enquiries.

10am – 4pm, Saturday 3 – Friday 30 September 2022*

The desk will be in the entrance (Level 5) of the Owen Building, City Campus, Howard Street, Sheffield, S1 1WB. 

Pre-departure briefings

Join our online pre-departure sessions where you'll find answers to all your questions you have about your arrival to Sheffield. Please sign-up to each session using the links below. 

Visa, immigration, and preparing to travel

Our experienced advisers will cover the main steps you need to take for a trouble-free travel to the UK. You will be able to ask specific questions at the end of the session.

SE Asia
13 July, 9.30  11.30am UK time (by invitation from the Overseas Office)

14 July, 9.30  11.30am UK time (by invitation from the Overseas Office)

South Asia
8 and 13 July – Visa Support Sessions by India Office (by invitation from the Overseas Office)
21 August, 12pm – 1.30pm UK time – International Experience Advisers Q&A - Sign-up here
24 August, 3pm – 4.30pm UK time – International Experience Advisers Q&A - Sign-up here

20 and 30 July, – Visa Support Sessions by Nigeria Office (by invitation from the Overseas Office)
3 August, 9.30am – 11am UK time – International Experience Advisers Q&A - Sign up here

Securing accommodation in Sheffield

You must book your accommodation before you travel to the UK. In this session, our colleagues from the University Accommodation Services will provide additional guidance for international students planning to bring their dependants to the UK.

Preparing for success

In this session we will take you through what it takes to succeed academically and will point out the most important tasks you need to complete to prepare for academic study in the UK.

Enrolling for study

Here you will find an enrolment video tutorial to guide you through the process (link coming soon). 

Prepare to Study and Live in the UK

Register for this free Study UK online course, developed by The British Council. Be prepared for university study in the UK by familiarising yourself with UK culture and higher education. 



*Dates subject to change. 

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