Welcome to BCU
Welcome to BCU checklist
1. Complete your enrolment
Once you’ve accepted your unconditional offer, you can start your online enrolment as soon as you receive an invitation from us.
2. Sort your accommodation
Make sure you know when you can move in to your accommodation and what you need to bring with you.
3. Set up your finances
During enrolment, we’ll ask you how you’re paying your tuition fees. It’s important to sort your fees payments as soon as possible.
4. Get set up with IT
Once you've enrolled, we'll send you your BCU email address and password to access all of our online services.
5. Look out for your ID card
Your student ID card will be sent in the post to you once you've completed your online enrolment. If we can't send it to you in the post, you'll be sent some information about when and where to collect your student ID card.
6. Note down our term dates
Our term dates outline when the majority of teaching takes place for each semester and any assessment weeks during the year.
7. Check out your timetable
You will be able to access your timetable on the homepage of iCity from 6 September 2021. Your timetable will also include any activities for your course during Welcome Week.
8. Read about your induction
Your course induction is key to starting your course on the right foot. Search all your course induction information in the box below.
9. Plan your journey to Brum
Whether you’re getting here by bus, train, bike, car or hoofing it, we’ve got your back with routes and discounts.
10. Get the essentials ready
If you're eligible for the £150 credit, find out how you can start spending on books, supplies and other equipment for your course.
Preparing for uni
Heading to university in September? We've put together some handy information to help you get ready for student life.Find out more
Before you arrive
Your life as a BCU student starts now, so it's time to plan ahead and get the essential stuff sorted before you arrive at university.Find out more
When you get here
Once you get here, we’ve got a host of activities planned to get you stuck in to life at BCU, which kicks off with Welcome Week.Find out more
Starting university is hard enough let alone in a different country. We want to give you the best experience in the UK.Find out more
Our Research team has pulled together some helpful information for you including advice from our current PhD students.Find out more
Help and support
There’s a lot to get your head around in during your first few days here and beyond, but there’s plenty of help at hand.Find out more