Most universities provide a range of activities to help you settle into UK life. Here are some tips about moving to and living in the UK.

Most UK universities have an orientation week before the start of studies where you can make new friends, get to know your surroundings, and complete any remaining administrative tasks connected with your move.

Your university will also provide you with information about the UK. But it’s best to know as much as possible about moving to and living in the UK in advance. Below are some FAQs about studying in the UK, and make sure you also check out our guide on applying to study a postgraduate qualification in the UK (2.03 MB).

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