This list is intended to help you plan your time when you arrive in the UK and identifies the main things you need to consider.

  • Get a National Insurance Number.
  • Open a bank account with a UK bank.
  • Register with a doctor.
  • Register with a dentist.
  • Find more permanent accommodation if necessary.
  • Public transport.
  • Arrange contents insurance for personal possessions.
  • Find local supermarkets and shops.
  • Driving in the UK.
  • Finding your way around campus.
  • Register with the police if it is a requirement of your visa.
  • Look at the staff benefits.
  • Confirm you have the correct visa to work in the UK.
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