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What to do when you arrive in the UK to put your best foot forward at university

Coronavirus update

You may be subject to the UK government's self-isolation rules when you arrive in the UK. Please see our coronavirus FAQs for further details. 

However far you have to travel to Portsmouth, we're here to make your arrival in the UK – and your first weeks as a student with us – as enjoyable and stress-free as possible.

From advice and guidance on the things you should do before you arrive, to what to expect when you get here, we're here to help.

What to do before you arrive and how to get here

What to do when you arrive