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Before you arrive

Moving to study in another country requires a lot of preparation which can at first seem a bit overwhelming. The following pages provide essential information to ensure you are fully equipped for your arrival into the UK and ready to begin your studies at UCL.

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Pre-departure briefings

See this page for details of pre-departure sessions taking place in your country.

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Accommodation

Information about your accommodation options in London.

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Money matters

Useful information on planning your budget and managing finances.

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Health advice

Information about the UK healthcare system including how to register with a doctor.

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Essential checklist

We have put together a handy checklist to assist you with your preparations.

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Students with families

Information and guidance for students who are planning to bring their family to the UK.

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How UCL works

Find out more about life at UCL to help you with your pre-arrival preparations.

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How to get to UCL

Detailed information about your options for travelling to UCL.

Student planning
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Information for parents

Key information, FAQs and advice on how you can support your child throughout their studies.

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UCL glossary

A glossary of key UCL terms which may be useful to you when preparing for your studies.