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What To Do When You Arrive as an International Student

We've summarised the 10 most important things international students need to do when arriving at the University on this page.

1. Follow government self-isolation and testing guidelines

There are self-isolation and testing requirements in place for all international arrivals to the UK depending on whether you are fully vaccinated or not fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Please keep up-to-date with the latest government guidelines for your country.

If you are required to isolate upon arrival, complete the NTU Coronavirus Tracking form so that we know you have arrived and can support you through your isolation period. You'll need to have completed online enrolment to access this form.

2. Pay your fees and open a UK bank account

Make sure you've made arrangements to pay the rest of your tuition fees in full, or have set up a plan to pay your fees in instalments.

When you arrive, we recommend that you open a UK bank account. You can use this account to pay your rent and bills, transfer money from overseas and, if you decide to work part-time, your employer will probably pay your wages into this account. If necessary, you can change the payment details on your instalment plan. You can get advice on student bank accounts from our International Student Support team.