Arrival advice

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Coming to study in the UK? Here's some handy tips to smooth your arrival.

  • Check what you can bring with you, from meat and dairy products to cash and duty-free goods.
  • Have information about your course to hand to show the border staff.
  • Keep hold of your travel information - either digital or paper copies

You can read more on this UK Government website :

Short-term students - eGate exceptions content

Short-term students - eGate exceptions

Short-term students - eGate exceptions

While many international students can now cross the border via the eGates, short-term students (those studying for up to 6 months) from Australia, New Zealand, Camada, Japan, the USA, Singapore and South Korea need to see a Border Force officer at passport control to get a short-term student stamp in their passport.

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African Swine Fever

African Swine Fever

African Swine Fever (ASF) is a deadly pig disease which could devestate the UK's industry. Travellers are being asked not to bring pork or pork products from affected countries in to the UK.