Before you travel

Getting your visa

You must apply for your visa as soon as your receive your CAS

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When you receive your visa

Information about what to do

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Connect with other students

The university has many different international student societites 

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Your checklist

We have produced a checklist of what you need to do before leaving your home country

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Find out more about pre-enrolment

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We advise that you make sure you book your accommodation before you arrive at the University

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International events

Join hundreds of international campus events and enjoy cultural celebration, inclusion and fun. There are lots of events and activities for everybody to get involved with or host.

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Travelling to Huddersfield

Paid University approved taxi driver

Book a University approved taxi driver to take you from the airport to your accommodation

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Direct train from Manchester International Airport

Book a Direct train from Manchester International Airport to Huddersfield

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University campus

The University is based in the middle of the town centre with easy access to everything that you may need. Visit the website to find a map of the campus and how to get here.

Top tips for getting through passport control and customs

Student Arrivals

10 top tips for students arriving in the UK

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Bringing goods into the UK

Information about what you can and cannot bring into the UK

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Accommodation location compared to the University campus

Enter the postcode of your accommodation into the box on the top left of the map and a pin will appear on the map showing you where it is. For example HD1 3DH is the University's postcode.

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Step 1

Pre-enrolment and Biometric Residence Permit

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Step 2

Enrol on campus

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Step 3

Banking and the University Health Centre

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Important contacts

  • Out of these hours, please contact the University Security team on +44 (0)1484 472220.
  • Emergency Services (Police, Ambulance, Fire) – Telephone: 999