Returning or Arriving in the UK

This page provides information for new, continuing and existing students on a Student Visa returning or arriving in the UK.


New Students Arriving in the UK

Where you are a new student arriving in the UK on a Student Visa, you must carry the following documents in paper form in your hand luggage:

  • Evidence of your finances
  • Evidence of your accommodation
  • Unconditional offer letter and CAS statement

Peak Travel Dates

Holiday/vacation dates for 2020/21

Summer vacation University of Sheffield 2021:

  • Ends 21 September 2020 (Start of intro week)

Autumn half term holidays for Sheffield schools:

  • 24th October 2020 – 1st November 2020

Christmas vacation University of Sheffield:

  • 19th December 2020 – 17th January 2021

Spring half term holidays for Sheffield schools:

  • 13th February 2021 – 21st February 2021

Easter vacation University of Sheffield:

  • 27th March 2021 – 18th April 2021

Summer Vacation University of Sheffield 2021:

  • 12th June 2021 - 19th September 2021 (Start of intro week)