Joining us on campus
Find out everything you need to know before you travel to the UK and what to expect when you join us on campus.
- Your passport and visa
- UKVI Decision Letter
- International Study Centre offer letter
- CAS statement
- Evidence of funding for your tuition fees and living costs
- Accommodation documents
- Four passport-sized photographs
- Insurance documents (unless you are covered by StudyCare)
- Medical certificates and vaccination records
You should bring any prescription medication with you, as well as your prescriptions translated into English. To help make your first few days as stress-free as possible you should also bring any essential toiletries for your flight and arrival with you too. You can purchase any other medications or toiletries once you arrive in Aberdeen.
There is no dress code at the International Study Centre, but we recommend you bring comfortable clothes that you’ll enjoy living and learning in. Aberdeen experiences all four seasons, so you should bring sensible clothing for all weather conditions – including a warm coat! Aberdeen has plenty of shops for you to buy clothes once you arrive.
- It’s always useful to carry a small amount of British money with you – we recommend bringing £50 with you as you travel to the UK.
- Bringing your own travel adapter means you can start using your electronic items straight away.
- Even though you’ll find plenty of computer facilities on campus, having your own computer means you can study whenever is convenient for you, as well as easily contact your family.
- If you’re under 18 years old, you should also bring your Guardianship letter.
Once you arrive
What to expect on arrival
There’ll be plenty of induction activities for you to join once you arrive in Aberdeen. You will immediately be a part of a welcoming and supportive community, both at the International Study Centre and the wider university. Making friends should be easy and our nurturing staff are here to ensure you find the support you need to succeed both academically and socially.