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Coming to Cardiff

Keep up to date

The International Office regularly updates these pages to ensure they are up to date with any changes in immigration policy. The UK Government however, frequently change the immigration rules for entry into the UK, so it is a good idea to check the latest rules on the UKVI website.

Visas and Immigration

Information about applying for your student visa including financial requirements and BRP details.

Coach Collection Service

Our free coach collection service takes place in September. Find out how to book and which airports we collect from.

Money and Finances

Information about living expenses, budgeting, opening a UK bank account and paying tuition fees.

Check your CAS information

Please make sure you have checked your CAS information and made corrections (if required) on SIMS online.

Once you have done this you will receive your final CAS statement.

International Prospectus 2016

International Prospectus 2015

Download the 2016 International Prospectus


Travelling to the UK

Information about getting to Cardiff and the UK.


Details of university and private accommodation options.

What to bring

What you should bring with you and the things you can leave at home.

Update Contact Details

It is important we have your up to date contact details.

Pre-Departure Briefings

Details of pre-departure breifings taking place over the summer.

Late Arrival Information

Information about what to do if you arrive to Cardiff late.