As we countdown to September we are pleased to share our top tips for helping our international students settle in and succeed in their studies at Canterbury Christ Church University.

Plan your travel

We have a wealth of advice to support your arrival at Christ Church including information on:

  • Documents to prepare for travel
  • Finding your way around UK airports
  • Information on how to get to our campus including the opportunity to book a free airport coach transfer from Heathrow or Gatwick on 17 and 18 September
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Enrol on our online International Student Success programme

Our International Student Success Programme provides you with all the practical advice you need to prepare for living and studying in the UK. The programme also offers guidance on how to make friends, build your confidence and look after your wellbeing.

To register:

  • You will need to have set up your Christ Church computing account which you will be invited to do at the point of registration.
  • Visit
  • Insert your unique token code, which you will be emailed before you arrive and once you have your unconditional offer.
  • Click on 'Register'
  • Check your inbox (including your spam or junk folder) for your activation link
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Don’t miss out on your International Welcome Week

Beyond your course induction, there are a range of exciting events to help you connect with the Christ Church community and we have arranged a special programme of activities to welcome our international students. This includes important sessions on your Student Route Visa as well as an international welcome, city tours and afternoon tea party


Settle in

From setting up a bank account to finding your local shops, to connecting to faith communities to making friend there are a range of things available to help you make your move to the UK run smoothly.  Find out more


And remember, if you have any questions about your arrival, our International team are here to help you. You can contact them via

We look forward to welcoming you soon.