International Foundation Year Induction Programme

Welcome to the University of Surrey International Study Centre (ISC).

Your Induction Programme is a complete introduction to the UK, the University, and the International Study Centre.

It’s vital that you arrive on time so that you don’t miss out. You should receive a pre-arrival email with your induction week timetable to let you know what time to come on the first day. If you have not received a message, please report to the International Study Centre at 9am on 23 September 2019. On arrival, you will be welcomed by the ISC team and receive your induction pack. The International Study Centre is located on the main Stag Hill campus, close to all facilities. The ISC is in the Philip Marchant Building, marked PM on the campus map.

During your Induction Programme you will learn about:

  • The International Foundation Programme and what you need to achieve to progress to the University 
  • Life in the UK
  • Opening a bank account
  • Registering with health services
  • University campus and facilities
  • Collection of your Biometric Residence Permit
  • Police registration.

There will also be social events and academic sessions taking place in the International Study Centre, University accommodation and the Students’ Union, and plenty of opportunities for you to meet ISC staff and teachers, and get to know your new classmates.

Please see the Pre-arrival guide for information about:

  • Applying for your visa
  • Booking  your accommodation
  • Travel
  • Insurance
  • What to pack
  • What to bring on your first day
  • Your arrival in the UK
  • The University campus.

If you need further help then please contact your agent or admissions consultant.