Before you arrive

It's almost time for you to join us and we want to make sure your first weeks go smoothly. Here’s everything you need to prepare before you start.


Secure your accommodation

If you have not yet organised your accommodation, don't worry. Visit our accommodation web pages for more information on the options available to you, or contact our Customer Service Representatives:

Already received and accepted an offer for university-managed accommodation? You can find out more about your next steps, including how to collect your key, inside the confirmation email that will have been sent to you when you accepted. Don’t forget that your accommodation is not secured until you have accepted your offer, paid your deposit and selected a payment plan.

 Private accommodation guidance


Check your student fees and finance

The easiest way to pay your tuition or accommodation fees is online - please ensure you specify what the payment is for in the description box.

If you are an undergraduate student, check the support we provide through Flying Start.

Want to set up a payment plan for your accommodation fees? Email the accommodation team on

Still need help? Visit our help and guidance page.


How to enrol

To learn more about the enrolment process for students paying home or overseas fees, please visit our enrolment hub.

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Welcome to London

Discover what you need to start your journey

When you get here

Find out what to do when you get here


Your first weeks

See how we can help you settle in

Need more help?

Some extra information to get you started


Jargon buster

Designed to help you understand some key terms


Set up your Students' Union account

Create a Students’ Union account to join events and societies.


Online induction

To help you prepare, we’ve created an online induction

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