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Before you arrive

The checklist below includes all of the essential things you will need to do before you arrive on campus:

  • Read all the correspondence that we have sent to you
  • Check your course details
  • Find out about support for additional needs. If you have additional needs relating to a disability, medical condition or dyslexia please contact us on 01604 892390 or email to discuss your needs. For mental health support please contact our counsellors ( or mental health advisors (
  • Read the University rules, regulations and Student Partnership Agreement
  • Ensure that you have completed and returned any forms that we have sent to you, for example:
    – your online accommodation application and reservation if you require accommodation in halls of residence
    – your online Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) if required for your course.
    – check your application and send any supporting documents to the Admissions Office
    – your occupational health check your honorary contract.
  • Read the Enrolment information page for further details of documentation that you will need to bring
    If your contact details or circumstances have changed since you confirmed your place you will need to contact the Admissions Office by emailing

If you are moving home to new accommodation, such as private accommodation or halls of residence, please see our Moving Away from Home section.

Moving away from home

Take some time to read through our advice about how to move away from home and into University life.

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