Pre-sessional Students

To make your preparations as smooth and stress-free as possible, please consider the following information.

More information about fees and funding

Help with applying for your visa pages

Advice about travelling to the UK page

If you would like to be collected from the aiport, please fill out our online form.

 

Pre-arrival Checklist

  • Accept your offer to study at York St John University
  • Apply for your visa or confirm arrangements for your student visitor visa (if applicable)
  • Confirm that your passport is valid and does not expire within 6 months of your arrival
  • Ensure you have arranged for enough cash (in Pounds Sterling) to live on while you open a UK bank account (we recommend that you carry no more than £500 in cash for safety reasons)
  • Book a seat on our Airport Collection Service using the online booking form
  • Arrange medical, dental, and travel insurance (if applicable)
  • Read the Read the Border Force Top 10 Tips for Student Arrivals (doc, 14.3kB) document
  • Ensure you have looked at the International Welcome and Orientation webpages and know when you will attend your Welcome Week sessions
  • Pack the following in your hand luggage: passport, acceptance letter, necessary academic qualification certificates, accommodation confirmation letter and address, money, student visitor visa letter (if applicable)
  • Tell your family/friends/loved ones how you will contact them upon arrival in the UK
  • Confirm who to contact in case of an emergency
  • Pack your personal items and arrange for your travel to the UK

 

Entry Dates

Summer Pre-sessional 2016 course key dates

Pre-sessional 15 Week Arrivals Weekend 21 & 22 May 2016
Pre-Sessional 15 Week Course Dates 23 May - 5 September 2016
Pre-sessional 8 Week Arrivals Weekend 9 & 10 July 2016
Pre-Sessional 8 Week Course Dates 11 July - 5 September 2016
Pre-sessional 5 Week Arrivals Weekend 30 & 31 July 2016
Pre-Sessional 5 Week Course Dates 1 August - 5 September 2016

 

Autumn Pre-sessional 2016 course key dates

Pre-sessional 15 Week Arrivals Weekend TBC
Pre-Sessional 15 Week Course Dates September - January 2016
Pre-sessional 8 Week Arrivals Weekend TBC
Pre-Sessional 8 Week Course Dates Early November - January 2016
Pre-sessional 5 Week Arrivals Weekend TBC
Pre-Sessional 5 Week Course Dates Late November - January 2016