For new students

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About to Start your uni adventure?

If you've accepted our offer and you're preparing to join us, here's what comes next

Starting university is a big moment for anyone. You're about to begin a new and exciting chapter in your life and we're here to make sure you're fully prepared to enjoy every moment of it.

So, before you pack your bags and head to Portsmouth, we've gathered everything you need to know in one place, so you can hit the ground running once you get here.

Joining the University

From what to bring, where to go and who to call, to advice on managing your money and settling into your new home, all our important information for new starters is here.

Joining the University

Late arrivals

Find out what to do if extenuating circumstances make it impossible for you to arrive for your course start date.

Late arrivals