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International students

The International Student Support team helps international students settle into life in the UK and make the most of their time at UCL and in London. These pages provide practical guidance on healthcare, banking, transport and safety, as well as information about the International Student Orientation Programme (ISOP).

If you are a new student, please ensure you also visit the New Students webpages for useful information and checklists to prepare you for your arrival at UCL. See the New Students webpages.

International support

Link to TfL

Information for international students on topics such as healthcare, banking, transport and life in the UK. Find out about the academic, social and cultural opportunities available to you.

Immigration and visas


Guidance on Tier 4 visa and short-term study visa applications, Biometric Residence Permits (BRPs), the EU Settlement Scheme and how to contact the Student Immigration Advice Team. 

Orientation programme

Link to Portico

Details of the online orientation for new students course. Find out more about the course and access a range of online induction materials.

Students in quarantine

Planes at Heathrow

Guidance and support from UCL for students quarantining upon their arrival to the UK. This includes travel regulations and events and information to support you. 

International Student Support news 

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