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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 5pm to help with any enquiries.

10am – 5pm, Friday 1 September – Friday 29 September 2023*

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 briefings where you'll find answers to all your questions you have about your arrival to Sheffield.

Please sign-up to all your briefings in advance here.


Visa, immigration, and preparing to travel

Our experienced advisers will cover the main steps you need to take for trouble-free travel to the UK. You will be able to ask specific questions at the end of the session if it indicates that a Q&A is included.

SE Asia

  • Friday 14 July, 10 - 11am UK Time - Presentation and Q&A
  • Tuesday 15 August, 10 - 11am UK Time - Presentation and Q&A



  • Thursday 13 July, 10 – 11.30am UK Time - Presentation and Q&A

South Asia (India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal)

  • Thursday 13 July, 2.30 – 3.30pm UK Time - Presentation 
  • Sunday 6 August, 11.30am – 12.30pm UK Time - Presentation
  • Thursday 10 August, 2.30 – 3.30pm UK Time - Q&A
  • Saturday 26 August, 11.30am – 12.30pm UK Time - Q&A



  • Monday 17 July, 2 - 3pm UK Time - Presentation 
  • Thursday 20 July, 2 - 3pm UK Time - Q&A
  • Thursday 3 August, 2 - 3pm UK Time - Q&A

Accommodation Q&A

Make sure to book your accommodation before you travel to the UK. Join us for this informative session where we'll provide top tips and expert advice for securing the perfect halls of residence or private accommodation. Plus, you'll have the opportunity to ask any questions that come to mind. 

  • Wednesday 9 August, 2 - 3pm UK Time - Q&A

Students bringing families

This session will provide vital guidance for any student wanting to bring their spouse, partner or children to the UK. We will cover everything you'll need to know about bringing your dependents, including immigration and accommodation advice.  

  • Wednesday 12 July, 11am - 12pm UK Time
  • Tuesday 25 July, 3 - 4pm UK Time

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.

  • Thursday 24 August, 3 – 4.30pm UK Time
  • Friday 25 August, 11am – 12.30pm UK Time 

Enrolling for study

Watch this enrolment video tutorial to guide you step-by-step through the process. 

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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