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 to make new friends and chat. Members of the University and some of our current International Student Ambassadors (ISAs) will post regularly here to share information with you. We hope you enjoy being part of this community!


Weekly webchats

We will be holding regular webchats on a range of subjects, including the following: accommodation, visas and immigration, pre-departure information, orientation and arrival. We will be updating our webchat pages shortly - watch this space!

Sheffield Live Chats: How to join>

CAS, visas and immigration

Helping you navigate the immigration process and arrive in Sheffield to start your course.

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

Before you leave home

Guidance on choosing and booking accommodation, as well as information about exciting events to help you settle into student life.

Accommodation> New Students information and guidance>

Making yourself at home in Sheffield

What to pack and what to do when you first arrive in Sheffield.

What to do when you arrive in Sheffield> What to bring with you to Sheffield > Orientation & Intro Week>