Preparing for the UK
Arriving in January 2021?
If you are planning to start your studies at BCU in January 2021 get the latest guidance and information about travelling to the UK.
Once you've received and accepted your offer of a place with us, there are a number of steps you need to take to ensure you can take up your place and begin your studies in the UK.
You'll also need to plan your travel to Birmingham, organise your accommodation, and prepare yourself for living and studying in the UK.
It's an exciting time, but you'll also need to be organised to ensure everything runs smoothly. These pages outline the main things you'll need to do while you're preparing to move to the UK and take up your place at Birmingham City University.
Getting your CAS
What next after your offer letter?
Getting your CAS >>
Getting your visa
Latest advice and most up to date information.
Getting your visa >>
What you'll need to do to enrol when you get here.
Online enrolment >>
Apply for accommodation
We'll help you with your accommodation options
Apply for accommodation >>
Insurance and medical
What you need to do for medical insurance
Insurance and medical >>
Arriving in the UK
We can meet you and take you to your accommodation
Arriving in the UK >>