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Before you arrive

Things to know and do in preparation for student life.

Online enrolment

You will be sent an email asking you to enrol approximately 3 weeks before your start date.

Digital learning

All the information you need to get started learning, studying, and collaborating online.

Your finances

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

Disability and dyslexia support

Tell us if you have a disability such as long-term physical health conditions, specific learning difficulties, autism spectrum conditions, and mental health conditions.

Accommodation and moving here

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

Read our Student Charter

Learn what you can expect from us and Cardiff University Students’ Union and the role that you have in making the most of your time with us.

Apply for free language courses

Open up a world of new destinations, inspiring cultures and exciting career options by signing up for a free language course.

Immunisation advice

Immunisation advice for new students.

Additional 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.

Additional information for healthcare students

Information for new healthcare students.

Delayed arrival on campus for students affected by coronavirus (COVID-19)

We have developed a remote study policy to make sure you can continue with your studies online if you are unable to attend campus.

Our community commitment

We're asking students and staff to adopt our University commitment to support each other and treat one another with respect, courtesy and consideration.