Students sat outside of the Student Village, Frenchay Campus

Registration information for international students

If you need a visa to study in the UK, we’ll need to check and scan your documents as soon as you arrive and every year after that. We can do this once you have completed your online registration.

Register and pay fees

Please follow the steps to register and pay fees.

Passport and visa checking

We’ll have a Welcome Hub on Frenchay Campus for you to have your passport, visa and qualifications checked. You can collect your student ID card from 11 September 2019 at the Exhibition and Conference Centre (ECC).  

Please note: Qualification checking is required for all PGCE courses and for Primary Education (ITE). If you’re studying on one of these courses, please bring your original qualifications and English Language qualification.

Welcome Hub – for students based at Frenchay and City Campuses

The Welcome Hub is going to be open:

  • Monday 9 September and Tuesday 10 September 2019: 10:00–16:00, level two in Frenchay Library 
  • Wednesday 11 September to Friday 13 September 2019: 10:00–16:00, Exhibition and Conference Centre (ECC)
  • Monday 16 September to Friday 20 September 2019: 10:00–16:00, level two in Frenchay Library
  • Monday 23 to Friday 4 October 2019: 10:00–14:00, level two in Frenchay Library 

Welcome Hub – for students based at Glenside

The Glenside Campus Welcome Hub will take place on Friday 13 September 2019 from 10:00-16:00 in room 0SC014 (Student Union Building).

What to bring

You'll need to bring the following:

  • Your passport, visa and/or Biometric Residence Permit (if you already have one)*
  • A copy of your offer letter from UWE Bristol 

If applicable, you’ll be told if you need to bring these:

  • Original IELTS/English Language qualification certificate
  • A hard copy of the qualifications listed on your CAS statement

You'll also need to bring a method of payment if you haven't yet paid your course fees. If you're being sponsored for your course fees, please bring a copy of your sponsorship letter.

* If you've chosen for your Biometric Residence Permit to be delivered to UWE Bristol you can collect it during the in-person registration.

View further information about Biometric Residence Permit collection.

International Student Orientation

All new international and EU students must attend International Student Orientation. It will give you important information about UWE Bristol and the Bristol community.

Other resources for new students

Take a look at our information for new international students, including details of our airport welcome service.

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