There are a few things you need to know before you get here. Please make sure you look at the pages below and that you understand what to expect from your University in autumn 2023.
Before you arrive checklist
- Make sure you satisfy any outstanding conditions regarding your offer, as outlined in your offer via UCAS, DfE, or offer letter sent from the University’s Admissions team
- Arrange all your fees and funding, including payment of your tuition fees (which might include liaison with the Student Loans Company), sorting out your maintenance loan (where applicable) and checking-out a range of financial support options
- Complete your Access Needs Declaration Form to advise our Student Advice team of any learning support requirements you might need arranging in advance of your arrival (please complete the form even if you don’t think you require any additional support)
- Register with a local doctor and check out our range of support services from our award-winning Student Advice team
- If you’re investing in a new laptop/device, make sure it meets our suggested minimum IT requirements and learn what applications you have free access to already
- If you’re going to be living on-campus, complete the online accommodation induction session before you pick up your keys
- When your bags are packed and you’re ready to go, plan your route via the useful information on our ‘How to find us’ page
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Upon Arrival checklist
During your first few days on-campus and before your lectures begin, get involved with our Welcome activities:
- Meet your lecturers and fellow classmates and learn all about your first modules by attending your academic induction(s)
- Download our Welcome Events Planner and choose which social activities you’d like to attend
- Check out your provisional timetable and make sure you know when your first lectures are
- Take a walk around campus, and using the campus map, find where your first lectures will be held
Meet your lecturers at this vital induction
The social of your arrival at BGU
Information on your provisional timetables is available here.
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Explore BGU checklist
Be curious and get to know BGU’s physical and online facilities:
- Get ahead and visit the Library
- Check out the support you can access from the CELT team
- Pop in and say hello to your representatives at the Students’ Union
- Have a look at our online course giving you hints and tips about how to be a successful learner at BGU
- If you’re a mature student and have a few questions about returning to education, then check out our support page
- Have you discovered all the places you can eat and drink on-campus?
- Why not consider joining our Sport & Fitness Centre or sign-up to one of our classes?
- Having a few tech issues? Get some help from our IT Services
- Need to bring your car onto campus? Make sure you apply for your parking permit
- Save the date! Be ready to register your attendance to your Matriculation ceremony at Lincoln Cathedral – a formal ceremony marking the start of your studies at BGU
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