Pre-arrival information

Find out how to best prepare for your studies in the UK and the key steps you should take before arrival.


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Find out about housing options at UCL, including halls and private rentals.

Manage your money

Link to Manage your money (section)

Useful information on planning your budget and managing finances.

What to pack


A useful list of what to pack for your journey to the UK. 

Students with families

Students on a welcome tour

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

Getting to UCL


Your transport options for getting to UCL from the main London airports.

Health advice

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Information on how to access healthcare in the UK and how to prepare before arrival.