Before you arrive

Things to know and do in preparation for student life.

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Your finances

Opening a student bank account, living costs, funding your time here and where to get support.

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Online enrolment

This first step to becoming a Cardiff University student should take no longer than 10 minutes to complete.

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Accommodation and moving here

What to consider before you move in to your residence in Cardiff.

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Disability and dyslexia support

How we can support you during your time here, any preparations you'll need to make and things to do when you arrive.

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Further information for international students

We are here to provide guidance and advice on how to prepare and arrive for your studies and new life here in Cardiff.

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Healthcare students

Information for new healthcare students.

Immunisation advice

Immunisation advice for new students