New Undergraduate Home and EU students

Your induction

Your induction is designed to give you the best possible start to your studies by providing you with essential information about the course you have chosen and UCB support services, should you need support at any time. This is also an ideal opportunity to meet with your lecturers and fellow students.

Your induction will take place during week commencing 21st January. For information regarding your UCB Course Induction please click here.

Course-specific information for new students 

Business School 

School of Education, Health & Community 

College of Food

School of Sport and Creative Services

Important information

What do I need to bring?
What happens at enrolment?
Why do I need an ID card?
What if I can't attend enrolment?
What if I've changed my mind and don't want to enrol at UCB?
Phone and email reminders
How do I gain support for my disability or learning need once I have enrolled?
How do I gain support with my health and wellbeing once I have enrolled?
Enrolment Questions?

International and EU Students Orientation information

To help you with your planning, the International Student Centre has put together some useful information. You will receive most of this information, such as your registration and induction dates, by email, so please use this page as an additional source of information. 

If you have any questions about your offer, arriving in the UK or your student visa please contact

If you are a new full-time undergraduate student from a European Union country other than the UK, you should have applied to the EU Customer Services Team of the Student Loan Company to establish your eligibility for a loan towards tuition fees.  

Your orientation and enrolment will take place during week commencing 21 January 2019 - please register here.

(Returning students must also attend induction. Please use the link below to see your course information, if you are not able to attend your induction, please contact your programme manager.)

The Kick-Start Scheme

The Kick-Start Scheme provides all new, Home (generally speaking, this means UK) and EU students, studying a full-time undergraduate course with £300 at the start of the year. UK students with a household income of below £25,000 will be entitled to a further £500 at the start of semester 2. These funds, which do not need to be paid back, can be used at and also on selected on-campus purchases. Further details about the Kick-Start Scheme can be found here:

Once you have your student ID card, you will be able to register with our Kick-Start team and get your Kick-Start card. You will then have the opportunity to go online and order course-related items (e.g. kit and uniform).

Key dates for 2018-2019 

Spring Term: 7 January 2019 - 12 April 2019

(Reading Week: 11 March 2019 - 15 March 2019)

Summer Term: 7 May 2019 - 31 May 2019


New students will receive their timetables during induction. Timetables for returning students will be available on the student portal. From the drop-down list on the ‘Students’ tab at the top of the page, ‘My timetable’ can be found under the ‘My info’ section.  

Returning students can find their timetables in the student portal once they have re-enrolled.  


Your enrolment will take place prior to your induction. Click the button below if you have not yet viewed your enrolment information.