Pre-departure information for international students

Meet our current students

You may have already spoken to one of our International Student Ambassadors. For the last few months they have been making attempts to call our prospective Septembers starters to share their experiences of life here in Sheffield.

Hear their stories>

Join our Facebook group

A place to meet other offer holders, to make new friends and chat. Members of the University of Sheffield International Office and some of our current International Student Ambassadors will post regularly here and share information with you. We hope you enjoy being part of this community!


Weekly webchats

We will be holding regular web-chats on the following - accommodation, visas and immigration, pre-departure information, orientation and arrival. You can find a list of when we will be available to chat by clicking on the webchat dates button below. Alternatively, you can view our helpful presentations and videos below.

Webchat dates >

Before you arrive - Videos

Click the links below to watch our information videos on how to get your CAS and applying for your Visa.

Getting your Confirmation of Acceptance - CAS> Applying for your Visa and Immigration>

When you Arrive - Videos

Click the inks below to watch our information videos on university and private accommodation as well as what happens when you arrive at Sheffield.

Accommodation> Arriving in Sheffield >

Settling in Sheffield - Videos

Click the links below for advice on Orientation Week and Intro Week. You can also hear from two of our current international students on what to bring with you when you leave home for Sheffield.

Making you feel at home - what to do first.> What to bring with you to Sheffield >