Relocation support

Bristol Cathedral and Cathedral Square seen from Park Street on a sunny day. There are people walking and sat on benches in the square.

Joining us at Bristol

We recognise that relocating is both exciting and challenging. If you have any questions email us at

Useful links:

AccommodationA row of terraced houses on Richmond Terrace in Clifton Village.

The Accommodation Office provides details of University-owned staff properties and advises on finding rented accommodation in the private sector.

Relocating with familyA white woman smiling and walking with a child in a pushchair.

Help and guidance to support the whole family, including pets.

HealthcareA woman applying a blood pressure measuring device to another woman's arm.

General guidance on the healthcare system in the UK and how to find a doctor and dentist.

Your moneyA person using a cashpoint; one hand is holding their wallet, the other is putting a card into the machine.

How to open a bank account, how to get a National Insurance number, your pension, tax, and all money related matters.

Life in BristolBoats passing each other under Pero's Bridge in Bristol Harbourside, with the MShed is visible in the background. The bridge has 'Bristol Harbour Festival' written on it.

Local attractions, shopping, places of worship, social groups and more.

Check out the Global Lounge website for upcoming events.

Which visa?Visa image

Guidance on available visa options.

External Providers

South West Relocation – a full relocation service including home-search on your behalf.

DAC Beachcroft – specialist immigration legal advice.

Other Information

Frauds and scams - this impacts students and staff‌