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International Arrival Guide


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International Arrival Guide

This online guide has been produced by the Gateway & International Student Support Team, University of Sunderland. This document is intended to provide information which you may find useful prior to travelling to the UK, ensuring your transition to life and study is as smooth as possible.

If you have any enquiries around the airport arrival service please email arrival@sunderland.ac.uk for additional information. If you have any questions around your course application, including your CAS number, please contact internationaladmissions@sunderland.ac.uk.

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Before you Arrive

This section gives you information on what you should consider before you travel to the UK. This section allows contains information on our Airport Arrival Service for New Students.

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Campus Life

There's so much more to do on campus than just studying alone. From enjoying breaks and great food within our cafeterias to engaging with sports clubs and societies or just keeping fit in CitySpace.

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Immigration Information

To help you feel organised when you arrive in the UK, you may want to think about opening a UK bank account, where to collect your BRP card from and whether you need to register with the police.  

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Arriving in Sunderland

We understand that moving to a new country can be a daunting experience. This section explains our campus enrolment process and who to contact if you have any questions. 

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Useful Information

The information provided in this section may be useful both before you arrive in the UK and throughout your studies. The local map and transport information may be particularly helpful in your first few weeks on campus! 

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