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




Meet your course conditions with advice from our Admissions team.


Fees & Funding

At BGU, we try to give you all the information we can to guide you through applying for finance.

Student Advice

Student Advice

We offer advice and guidance to BGU students in areas such as accessibility and disability support...


Business support

IT Requirements

Have you got the right tech and do you know how to access BGU systems?

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have you done your online accommodation induction?

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How to find us

Learn how to get to Bishop Grosseteste University by road, rail and plane.

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


Academic induction

Your academic induction slot

Meet your lecturers at this vital induction


Welcome and Induction Events

The social of your arrival at BGU




Information on your provisional timetables is available here.


Campus Map

Learn how to get around our campus.

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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Find out more about Library

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CELT (Centre for Enhancement in Learning and Teaching)

Find out more about CELT (Centre for Enhancement in Learning and Teaching)


Students' Union

Find out more about Students' Union


Your Voice Heard

How to be a successful learner at BGU

Find out more about to become a successful learner at BGU

Mature Student Enrolment

Mature Students

If it’s been a while since you were last in education, don’t worry, we’re here for you

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Where to eat on campus

Find out more about Where to eat on campus


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Sport & Fitness Centre

Find out more about Sport & Fitness Centre

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IT Services

Find out more about IT Services




If you want to park your car on campus, please read the information on this page.

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New students are formally welcomed into the University.

Interested in joining us?

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Browse our wide range of degree courses and find the perfect one for you.

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Open days

Open days are the best way to find out what BGU has to offer.

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Download your copy of our prospectus to find out more about life at BGU.