Please find below important information for arriving international students.

Please note that the first two items are relevant for all students that come to study at Cambridge from outside the UK and not only those who require a visa.

This information is also available on the International Student webpages.

Orientation sessions

These will take place on the morning of Friday 30 September. This year there are separate ‘Feeling at Home in Cambridge’ sessions for undergrads and grads as well as a session on ‘Developing Academic English Language Skills’. Students should register online if they wish to attend.

Orientation sessions

Pre-arrival information

Practical guidance on coming to study in the UK and at Cambridge, including the International Student Guide

Pre-arrival information

BRP collection

This will be available at the University Centre from 26 September – 3 October, excluding the weekend, for those students who have selected collection from the University (and not the Post Office) on their visa application. Students will need to take their BRPs to College for scanning after collection. For courses starting earlier, IST will be attending inductions and uploading visas onto CamSIS (ADTIS, MBA, MFin and Economics preparatory course).

BRP visa collections

Police Registration

This will be available in the University Centre on Monday 26 September, Wednesday 28 September, Thursday 29 September and 3 October. Appointments must be booked in advance.

Police registration

Responsibilities under Tier 4 Guide

The ‘Responsibilities under Tier 4’ guide has been updated.

Tier 4 responsibilities