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New Students

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Our Guide for New Students and How to Get Settled

There can be a lot to think about as a new student in a new city, once you have made the big decision about what to study and where.

Planning your budget is important so that you can enjoy studying and exploring, and so is working out which societies to join. Follow our guide to settling in, and Portsmouth will feel like home in no time.


Student Life on Campus

Find out about life on campus and about the societies within our Students' Union. What parts of our inclusive and vibrant community do you want to get to know?

Campus Life
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Before you arrive, you need to have your accommodation sorted, so do your research to find out where you might like to live in Portsmouth.

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Travelling to Portsmouth

Travelling can be stressful, so be sure to plan ahead for your journey to the UK and how you will get to Portsmouth.

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Frequently Asked Questions

We’ve put together answers to some of the most common questions about the pre-arrival and registration process.

Frequently Asked Questions

How to Get Settled

From planning your budget, to financial advice and where to get your essentials – we have all the important information in one place so that you can enjoy studying and exploring your new home.

How to Get Settled
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