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Pre-arrival Information

Arrivals Weekend for September starters will be Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 September 2014.

You probably have many questions now that you've accepted your offer to study with us, and there is a lot to think about when moving to a new country. Here we provide useful information, documents, and links which will hopefully help answer some of your questions to prepare you for your move to a new country.

 

Airport Collections

We offer three airport collections on Saturday 13 and three airport collections on Sunday 14 September 2014 from Manchester airport only. A coach will leave the airport at 10.30am, 2.30pm and 6.30pm. This service is free of charge, however places must be booked in advance.

To book a seat please complete the airport collection form.

 

Now that you have accepted your offer: things to do »

Money Matters & cost of living »

Travelling to the UK and to York »

York & North Yorkshire »

Arriving at York St John: what to expect in your first few days »

Weather & climate information »

 

Useful documents

Arrival Guide for International Students 2013-14Download our Arrival Guide for International Students 2013-14

Border Force Top 10 Tips for Arrivals- designed to help students arriving in the UK get through border security as quickly as possible.

 

 

 

 

International Student Welcome Programme

We have designed a Welcome Programme to make you feel more comfortable and give you a great beginning to your time at York St John University.

The International Welcome Programme will be released soon.  Please check here for the most updated information.

 

 

Useful websites

First Steps - the British Council's pre-departure guide for international students.

Prepare for Success  - provides useful information and activities to help you prepare for academic life in the UK.

UK Visas & Immigration - website for information on your visa and studying in the UK.

We Are International - website for all international students considering studying in the UK

International Student Calculator - online tool to help you calculate your finances

 

Contact us:

To contact the International Student Support team, please e-mail iss@yorksj.ac.uk