Additional information for international students

When you've arrived in Cardiff, we want you to settle into your new life here in the UK as quickly as possible. In this section, you will find some help, advice and things you need to do.

Your first few days.

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Adjusting to life in Cardiff

Living abroad is a big step, and it does take time to adjust, but we are here to support and offer help should you need it.

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Induction and Orientation programmes

We’re here to help you settle in, so come along to your induction and orientation events.

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Police registration

Depending on which country you are from, you may need to register with the Police here in the UK.

Biometric Residence Permit (BRP)

Guidance for those international students who have arranged to collect their permit from the University.

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Medical treatment

Registering with a doctor/dentist, organ donation in Wales and other health-related information.

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Working in the UK

Find out more about the employment restrictions that apply to those students who are visa holders.

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Studying in the UK

Find out more about academic life in the UK, how to improve your study skills, along with where to find academic and English language support.

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Student services map

6 October 2017

Use our handy map to locate student services and transport options across our Heath Park and Cathays Park campuses.

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