Student UCards

Getting your UCard

Prior to your arrival you can upload a photo for your UCard during the pre-registration process. Your UCard will be prepared and then issued to you during Intro Week.

If you do not get your UCard in Intro Week, you will need to visit the Student Services Information Desk (SSiD) in the Students' Union. 

Using your UCard

Student UCards have the following uses.

  • Photographic ID
  • Laptop loans
  • Library borrowing
  • Access to buildings (contact Estates department)
  • Discounted prices at USport
  • Printing and copying
  • Access to the Student Union


UCard expiry dates will be set according to the length of your programme of study.