10 essential things to do before you arrive at UWE Bristol
1. Pay your tuition fee deposit
Find out how to pay tuition fees.
2. Complete 'My Visa'
3. Apply for your visa
Read about visas and immigration, including when you need to apply for your visa.
4. Book accommodation
Read our guidance on choosing and booking accommodation.
If you would like some help searching for private accommodation, please complete this short form.
It is important that you find accommodation before arriving in the UK, as the University cannot offer you a room whilst you search. So please arrange temporary accommodation if needed (such as to stay in an Airbnb or hotel).
The University has created a list of local accommodation contacts.
5. Register online with your MyUWE account
6. Make sure you have your health or vaccination certificates
If you are from any of these countries listed on the Gov.uk website and you will be in the UK for more than six months, you must take a tuberculosis (TB) test. Read the UK Visa and Immigration guidance on tuberculosis tests.
Book your flight and organise travel insurance. Read information about airport pickup and transport to UWE Bristol.
8. Get packing!
Read our checklist of important things to pack.
9. Arrange your UK currency
Make sure you have some UK currency or a credit card, so you can pay for anything you need during your first few days in the UK. There are also Bureau de Change and cashpoints inside the airport terminals.
10. Arrive safely
Read our when arriving in the UK.