Living in London
As an international student coming to a new country, you probably have many questions about living in London and studying here. These pages will give you advice on preparing to live in the UK and what to expect when you arrive.
All our international students are guaranteed a place in one of our halls of residence in their first year at the University, if they apply for accommodation by 1 June (in the same year they start their course). Visit our accommodation page to find out more about accommodation for international students.
Before you arrive in the UK
There are many things to prepare before you come to the UK. To help you plan your move, read our short checklist of things to remember to do before you travel.
Arrival in the UK
When you arrive in the UK, you will need to travel from your London airport to your accommodation. Find out about the best ways to reach your destination in London.
What to expect
The following pages give you a taste of what to expect as a student at University of the Arts London and where you can find support while you study here. You can also watch our video to find out what current students say about life in London. You might also find our Commonplace website useful, which is a site written by and for students at the University.