Before you leave

As an international student coming to study at the University of Surrey, there are a number of things you must do before you travel to the UK. This section will help prepare you for the journey and we hope you will find lots of useful information to make your move to the UK as smooth as possible.

We suggest you start preparations as early as you can to ensure that the transition from home to Surrey is an exciting and rewarding experience.

Read our guidance on what to do before leaving home, this includes information on:

Please also ensure you visit our Accommodation and Your money pages.   

Please note that most of our communication with applicants is by email and web content. We do not normally send paper copies of any material.

Pre-Departure Guide