Preparing to start your course
There's a lot to think about when preparing to leave for University. Below is quick checklist of all the important things you need to do before you leave and when you get here.
If you need any additional help and support with your transition to University life please see the University Transition SupportLink opens in a new window page.
Complete your Enrolment
Check your funding and finance is in place. We have more information on our funding and finance pages
Check out what sports clubs and societies you can join on the Students' Union websiteLink opens in a new window.
Read through the What to Bring with You checklist
Share information for Parents and Supporters so your friends and family can support you from afar.
Read any emails received from the University - they'll have important information about your arrival
Check if you need a visa and if so, apply for a visa before entering the UK.
If interested in volunteering, obtain a 'Certificate of good conduct'
Check the transit visa requirements for any country where you are stopping on your route in order to avoid being denied boarding.
If you cannot arrange to have the MenACWY vaccine in your home country, you can do this after you arrive.
Obtain a bank card/ prepaid travel card, find out more on our banking pages.
If you’re living in on-campus accommodation, follow your arrival instructions from Warwick Accommodation to collect your key
Collect your university ID card
Read through the Living at University Guide
Go and explore campus - we have great study areas, cafes and green spaces. Find out more on our campus maps page
Check out some of the events happening around campus. They are a great way to meet people and settle in.
Get involved in Welcome Week!
Sign up for the Warwick Award
Visit the Student Opportunity Hub in Senate House to find out about events and services to help build your skills and experience.