When you arrive

What you should do when you arrive at the University.

Availability of reading lists will differ from course to course, and some may be available before you arrive, but you will need to check with your Academic School.

Inside residences

Moving into your residence

Includes specific arrival information, residences cards and insurance.

School of Politics and International Relations

School enrolment/induction

Everything you need to know to enrol with your Academic School, including information on induction timetables and events – some of which may compulsory in order to select your optional course modules.

Student in library

Cardiff University student card

Your student card offers proof of identity, library and e-learning access and the ability to gain entry to University buildings.

Postgraduate social sciences students

Paying your tuition fees

Tuition fees are payable for each year of your course. You can settle them using a variety of payment methods.

Making medical decisions

Immunisations and registering with a GP

For the sake of your health and those around you –we recommend that you receive a series of vaccinations as well as registering with a local GP.

International student visiting the helpdesk

Further information for international students

As an international student, there are some additional things you can do to help you to settle into your new life here in Cardiff.