Orientation and entering England

Orientation information for new students at UCL and information about entering England

To help make the transition into life in the UK and studying at UCL as smooth as possible, the International Student Support team has created orientation information for all non-UK students starting their studies at UCL. 

Drop-in sessions

Student Enquiries Centre

Drop-in and speak to International Student Support if you have any questions about life at UCL and in London.

Preparing to arrive in England


Check out these pages for travel guidance and rules when entering England and the support available.

New students

UCL Portico

Check out the checklists and all other information you will need as a new student at UCL.

International Student Online Orientation Course - 2022

UCL Portico

Check out the International Student Online Orientation Course to help prepare for life at UCL in September 2022.

International Student Orientation Webinars - 2022

student woking on a laptop

Sign-up for the International Student Orientation Webinar if you're an international student starting in September 2022.

International Student Safety Seminars - 2022

University seminar

Check out the International Student Safety Seminars run by UCL and the Metropolitan Police in September 2022.

Online common rooms

world map

Check out UCL's online common rooms and meet other students from all over UCL and the world.

Students' Union UCL

Students Union UCL

Check out what Students' Union UCL have to offer new and returning students in September 2022.