International Orientation

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 are 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
  • ARU ID card collection.

Pre-departure guide – Part 1: Planning your arrival

Pre-departure guide – Part 2: Arriving and living in the UK

Arrival guide – Cambridge

Arrival guide – Chelmsford

The next Programme will be arranged for September 2022 starters. Details to follow later in the year.