When you arrive

Things to know and do when you begin your student life.

.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.

The Taf

Your health and wellbeing

Adjusting to life at University, looking after yourself and where to get support.

Making medical decisions

Registering with a GP

Medical information to know when you being your student life.

Students sitting on grass

Personal safety and security

Information for new students on practical ways to ensure your own personal safety and services we offer to help you stay safe.

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.