New international students
Everything you need to get ready for life at Bristol.
Starting university in a different country is a big step. Find out the extra things you need to know as an international student before you start your adventure.
If you're already living in Bristol, check our information for current international students.
Before you arrive
Find out about Bristol, visa guidance, travel advice, health information and important documents to bring.
Plan your travel to the UK and the University. Find out about airport transfers, travel restrictions and what to do at the border.
After you arrive
Get settled in when you arrive. Open a bank account, register with a doctor and the police and get to know your way around Bristol and the campus.
Join in with our welcome events and activities. Meet new people, make friends and get to know us.
Your life in Bristol
Get to know your new city and the University. Find out what support and services are here to support you. There's a lot to explore.
Download our Welcome app for all the information you need to get started and to settle into life at Bristol.