International Orientation Programme

Organised by the International Office, our International Orientation Programme is designed to help students moving to the UK to study make a successful transition to university life.

What does the programme include?

There will be sessions on the following areas to help you settle into your new life in the UK:

  • studying in the UK
  • working and health entitlements
  • opening a UK bank account
  • food and shopping
  • UK culture and customs
  • finding a part-time job
  • sport and social facilities
  • travel and transport. 

Pre-departure guide (part 1: planning your arrival)

Pre-departure guide (part 2: arriving and living in the UK)

Arrivals - Cambridge

Arrivals - Chelmsford

More information will be published here, and you will also receive further details in our pre-arrival communications.

Please visit our COVID-19 web pages for more information about the support for prospective students.

We're very much looking forward to welcoming you to ARU.