Current international students
Find specific information for all EU and international students (including Foundation and PhD).
Check this page back regularly for information on upcoming international events.
Check what to do before and after you arrive.
International student handbook
Download the International student handbook 2019 (PDF, 3,751kB) for essential information on living in the UK and services available to support you.
Get help early
Ask for help as soon as possible, even if the issue is small so that we can help you reach your potential.
Check back here regularly for information on events for international and EU students.
9 - 27 September
Find out about the schedule of events and workshops designed to welcome and support new international students.
A mingle and karaoke for all international students.
23 - 27 September
A week of events open to all students.
14 - 18 October
A week of talks and workshops dedicated to supporting international students to plan their careers and improve their employability prospects.
16 October 5pm
We will be discussing what support is available, how to make the most of your time at Bristol and giving you an opportunity to ask questions to a live panel of experts in international student experience.
Black History Month
Keep a look out for events taking place in October as the University marks Black History Month, valuing diversity in our University and the benefits this brings to students and staff throughout the year.
Build your community
The Students' Union (SU) is run by students for students, and can support all aspects of your student life. Grow your nework by joining a student group, volunteering or joining a wide range of events.
Build your community and share your experiences through socials, campaigns, forums and more. There are also 12 other networks which you may like to join.
Network with a community of over 3,500 postgradute researchers. Find out about the Personal and Professional Development Programme, PGR Hub, upcoming events and join the BCD Bulletin for fortnightly updates.
A full calendar of events will be available for students, ranging from celebrating international festivals such as Diwali, Nowruz or Thanksgiving to visiting nearby UK places of interest, such as Stonehenge, Cheddar Gorge or Cardiff.
BISC is an external organisation which supports international students living in Bristol through a programme of weekly events and trips. It is a charity with a Christian ethos open to students of all faiths and no faith.
Read about other students' experiences they navigate life in the UK and study in Bristol.
Find out about getting support from students who have been here longer (this is available for first year undergraduate students only).
Get to know the campus by taking a self-guided walk, narrated by current students.
Find the help you need to succeed.