International Student Support

Making a visa application from China or India and want to watch a fellow student's experience of visa application process? View the short films here

Additional Resources:

UCL Pocket Student guide

Opening a UK bank account

Frequently asked questions

Your Personal Tutor at UCL video

Transition Mentor Programme video (undergraduate students)

Study Abroad at UCL video (affiliate students) 


Useful links:

Online Resources 

UCL Student Support and Wellbeing Services Introduction Video

UCL Guides & Maps 

UCL A to Z
A Guide For Students 

A go to guide for new students for the duration of your studies. information on UCL services alongside contact details should you require further support. Hard copies will be provided at your enrolment appointment. 
UCL's Guide to Opening a UK Bank Account
This information is for all non-UK students coming to UCL in September 2015, including students from the European Union and overseas. We encourage you to read the document before you arrive in the UK. 
UCL Student Pocket Guide
A handy pocket guide for all students, both new and current. 

UCL Health Centre  

Gower Place Practice - Letter to New Students September 2015
A welcome from UCL Health Centre. Information on the immunisations you should have before you arrive, the documents you need to register and the health care provided. 
Gower Place Practice - UCL Students Health Registration Form
For those of you that are eligible to register with UCL Health Centre, this form should be printed and completed prior to attending the practice. Please complete in BLOCK CAPITAL LETTERS.

Finance & Budgeting Tools

International Student Calculator
The international student calculator 
will help you work out how to manage
your money and build a budget for 
living and studying in the UK.
The Money Advice Service
The Money Advice Service helps you manage your money better. Use their calculators and comparison tables to make the most of your money. 
MoneySavingExpert is dedicated to saving you money on anything & everything by finding the best deals and beating the system. It's based on detailed journalistic research & cutting edge tools to help save £s. 
International Student Identity Card (ISIC)
In addition to your NUS card, you can also get an ISIC (International Student Identity Card), which will extend your student benefits to your international travels. Plus, if you already own an NUS card, it can be yours for the discounted fee of only £6!

Your Personal Safety

Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) Online Crime Reporting
You can report a crime that is not an emergency online, alternatively you can call 101. You can also contact Crimestoppers to report a crime anonymously. If the crime is happening now please call 999 immediately.
Immobolise - The UK National Property Register
Make sure you register your property FOR FREE. Immobilise helps Police identify the owners of recovered property thousands of times everyday. Property updates you make are immediately available to the Police nationally.

English Language Support 

SLENG TENG - Improve English Pronunciation
If you are keen to have more control, power and freedom when you speak in English, then you are in the right place. The programmes help you to develop your spoken English and learn exercises on how to develop your vocal potential.  By the end of the programme you’ll have more ownership of your voice, which will enable you to communicate in a more engaging and powerful way.

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