Welcome to the University of Huddersfield 

Congratulations and welcome to the University of Huddersfield. We are here to help you settle in and make the most of university life here at Huddersfield.

This page provides tips and advice on things to do when you arrive at the University, as well as practical guidance on coming to live and study in Huddersfield.

You can start by reading our UK Guide which provides useful information on everything you need to know about from food, money, and your first week checklist.

Your next step

BRP and Student ID collection

Get information on how to collect your Biometric Residence Permit (BRP) and your new Student ID card. 

Take a tour of campus 

If you've not had chance to visit our campus, take this virtual tour to explore what we have on offer. From specialist laboratories, studios and performance spaces, to a modern library, sports centre and computing equipment.

Getting settled

Opening a bank account

Get information on opening a bank account when you arrive in the UK. 

Register with a health centre

Register with a National Health Service (NHS) general practice. 

Student support

We offer a range of student support services to help you get the most of your time as a student at Huddersfield.

Meet Giang

"There's so much for you to get involved with! I have had so many opportunities at Huddersfield, from being President of the Vietnamese Student Society to acting as the class representative. I've also worked as a Student Events Champion for the International Office and been a Student Ambassador."

Student experiences
3,300% International students at Huddersfield (HESA 20/21)

Get involved in student life

Join our global community

When you join Huddersfield, you'll become a member of our global community, with student societies and cultural celebrations. 

Your Students' Union

Your Students’ Union is here to offer support, advice and help you get the most out of student life.  

Sport and fitness

Find out about sports and fitness opportunities at Huddersfield, from teams and clubs you can join, to our sports and fitness membership. 

Join our global societies 

Joining a global society is a great way to make new friends and meet students from around the world.

You'll find there's over 60 to choose from. 

Advice from our students

Student Support at Huddersfield

What support is on offer to new students? Ilo talks about the support available for students in her recent blog. 

Seven tips for international students

Recent graduate Onalie shares her seven valuable tips for international students when moving to the UK.