Everything you’ll need to know and do in your first few weeks.

As you join us in Nottingham please take a look at our Covid-19 safety measures and how we can be considerate of everyone in our university and community

Select whether you are a UK or international student to see a list of the essential tasks you need to complete when you start.

Are you a UK student or an international student? Please select from the tabs below.
 
1

Connect to wifi and complete registration

When you arrive on campus ensure you connect to the university’s main wireless network, called eduroam. You can stay connected wherever you are on campus.

When you connect to eduroam this automatically confirms your arrival and completes your university registration.

Need help? Take a look at our help and support webpages.

2

Connect to wifi

When you arrive on campus ensure you connect to the university’s main wireless network, called eduroam. You can stay connected wherever you are on campus.

Need help? Take a look at our help and support webpages.

3

Attend your in-person registration appointment

Complete your registration by confirming your attendance as soon as possible and no later than three weeks after your course start date. 

If you didn't book an appointment before you arrived, you can book one now.

4

Collect your biometric residence permit

A biometric residence permit (BRP) is an immigration document issued onto an ID card. Check your visa decision letter to find out where to collect yours.

5

Register with the police

Students from some countries need to register with the UK police, as stated in your visa decision letter.

6

Complete module enrolment

You'll only need to do this if your course allows optional modules. 

7

Get to know the Students' Union (SU)

See what your SU has in store for your time at Nottingham – find out what welcome activities are available, how to join clubs and societies, and generally make the most of your time at the University of Nottingham.

8

View your academic timetable

You will be able to view your academic timetable online closer to your course start date.

9

Book an appointment to have your Covid-19 vaccination(s)

We encourage all students to have had both vaccine doses before travelling to our campuses. Don’t worry if you haven’t - you can get them when you arrive. Just make sure you’ve registered with a local health service first. You should have already done this before you arrived but it’s not too late. 

 

 

Advice before starting university

Now that you're here, you've probably got a hundred and one things running through your mind. Third-year student Ella looks back on her time at university and strips all of that back to the need-to-know.

She offers some sage words of advice and some insights into her own experience. Watch the video to find out how to get the most our of your time at the University of Nottingham.

 

 

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