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10 things to do before you arrive at UWE Bristol

1. Pay your tuition fee deposit

View information for new international students on how to pay tuition fees.

2. Complete 'My Visa'

In order to receive your Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies letter you will need to complete the 'MyVisa' section on the UWE Welcome Website.

3. Apply for your visa

View information regarding visas and immigration, including when you need to apply for your visa.

4. Book accommodation

See information regarding accommodation for advice about UWE Bristol accommodation and private accommodation.

5. Register online with your MyUWE account

Register online with your MyUWE before you arrive at the University. The last part of registration will be done after you arrive at UWE Bristol.

6. Do you have all your health or vaccination certificates?

Students from some countries are required to provide a medical certificate confirming that they are clear of Tuberculosis, if they are coming to the UK for more than six months. View an overview of the health requirements on the UKVI website.

7. Travel

Book your flight and organise travel insurance. View information about airport pickup and find out about using our pre-booked airport pickup service on arrival in the UK and view other forms of transport to the University.

8. Get packing!

Important items to pack. View our travel checklist.

9. Arrive safely

UK Border Control can take a while so please be patient. See our guide to immigration and customs when arriving in the UK.

10. Keep up to date

Make sure you keep an eye on our information for new international students and stay connected on Facebook and Twitter.

Additional information

Please make sure you check our new students’ pre-arrival checklist for other things you may need to do before you arrive at the University.

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