Study Abroad and Erasmus students

If you are coming to Bristol for your Erasmus+ or Study Abroad programme there is some additional specific information you need to know. Make sure you read the rest of our information for new students too.

Find accommodation

If you do not have university-allocated accommodation, you will need to find private housing in Bristol.

When to arrive

Online induction activities will begin in the week commencing Monday 25 January 2021 if you are starting in the Spring term. Teaching will begin from Monday 1 February.

We recommend that you arrive in Bristol no later than Sunday 31 January.

If you are moving to a University residence

The accommodation team will contact you to arrange a move-in date and more provide more information about what you need to do.

Registration and orientation

You need to register online before the start of your programme. The Global Opportunities team will be in touch with more information about registration and orientation closer to the start of the semester.

Study Abroad students

The Global Opportunities team will send all incoming Study Abroad students a link to asynchronous induction materials in advance of the start of the semester. There will also be a live chat session for you to drop in and ask questions. These activities will take place in the week commencing 25 January 2021. The Global Opportunities team will send you an email confirming the exact dates and times.

Erasmus+ students

You will be invited to a welcome session in your relevant academic department during the first week of term.

Tuition fees

Your offer letter includes information about your tuition and accommodation fees.

Tuition fees

Exchange students

Students coming to Bristol as part of an exchange partnership do not pay any tuition fees to the University of Bristol. If you receive an invoice for tuition fees, contact the Global Opportunities team.

Sponsored students

If you are coming to Bristol through a programme provider or if your home university is paying your tuition fees on your behalf, you are classified as a 'sponsored student'. Your sponsor will be invoiced following your registration. If you receive an invoice for tuition fees directly, contact the Global Opportunities team.

Self-financing students

You will receive an invoice for your tuition fees following your registration. If you want to pay the balance of your fees in instalments, please contact the Student Fees team.

Accommodation fees

Your accommodation fees are due when you take up your place in University accommodation. Find out how to pay your accommodation fees.

If you are being sponsored for accommodation, your invoices will be sent directly to your sponsor. If you receive an invoice in error, contact the Global Opportunities team.

Information for new international students

You can find lots of helpful guidance about how to get to Bristol and how to plan for your arrival on our pages for new international students.

Erasmus Student Network

If you are an Erasmus or Study Abroad student, you can join ESN Bristol, part of the Erasmus Student Network.

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