Information for new international students on what to do before you arrive, during registration and once you’re settled.
Please visit the page below to find out what you must do to complete your student registration before and upon arrival in Sheffield.
Visas and immigration
For dedicated immigration information such as how to apply for a Tier 4 visa, please visit the page below.
Pre-departure tuberculosis screening
You may be required to provide evidence of a Tuberculosis (TB) test as part of your visa application.
Please visit the page below to find out whether you require a TB certificate.
TB medical certificate
If you require a TB certificate, you must carry the following in your hand luggage:
- Your medical certificate (issued within 3 months of arriving in the UK).
- A report in English of a recent chest x-ray, taken within 6 months of your course date.
Before you arrive
For more information and advice on what to do before and upon arriving in Sheffield, such as the documents you must carry, police registration and collecting your BRP, please see the pages below.
Travelling to Sheffield from the airport
If you're travelling to Sheffield by plane please visit the page below for information on how to get to Sheffield from various UK airports.
Meet and Greet airport pick-up service
If you are arriving at Manchester airport, you can make use of our Meet and Greet pick up service on offer on selected dates during the main arrivals period in September.
Travel and self-isolation
If you are a new or returning student arriving from overseas, please visit the page below for information on the government rules about travel and self-isolation that you need to follow. There is also information about how to access food and other essential items during self-isolation.
Orientation 2021 is a programme of events, information sessions and community-building activities to help you settle in quickly to your new life in Sheffield.
Managing your money
Visit our money management page which offers advice, money-saving tips and an online money planner to help you budget.
Opening a bank account
For information on opening a bank account in Sheffield, please visit the page below.
Working while studying
If you wish to find a part-time job in Sheffield during your studies, the Student Jobshop can help you.
Please visit the page below to find out how working in the UK will impact your student visa.
Student Fees & Funding Team
If you require any further financial information or support, please contact our Student Fees & Funding Team.
Global Campus runs events and activities to help you meet students from all over the world, understand different cultures, and practice your language skills.
301 Academic Skills Centre - Level up your skills
The 301 Academic Skills Centre provides opportunities for you to develop the essential academic and study skills which underpin your learning at University.
The 301 'Level Up Your Skills' resources are there to support you in developing the skills and confidence to make a positive start on your course, and help you transition to University level study. Find out more via:
Interactive campus map
Our Interactive Campus Map allows you to search for locations by name.
Clubs and societies
You can browse our range of over 300 clubs and societies on the page below.
Our Give it a Go programme allows you to try out a range of activities before signing up.
You can join our University gym and a variety of classes and clubs.
To view all of the sporting activities offered, visit:
Things to do in Sheffield
The Visit Sheffield page provides an outline of the events, attractions and entertainment available in Sheffield.
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