International Orientation Programme

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To help you make a successful start, make new friends and learn more about living and studying at Anglia Ruskin our International Student Advice Service organises an orientation programme in Cambridge and Chelmsford. Our International Orientation Programme is FREE to attend and is very popular. 

You can book your space on this programme by completing our online booking form. 

When should I arrive?

Our International Orientation Programme starts on Thursday 26 January 2017.  We recommend you make your travel arrangements so that you arrive in the UK on Wednesday 25 January 2017.

There will be  sessions on the following areas to help you settle into your new life in the UK:

  • studying in the UK
  • working and health entitlements
  • opening a UK bank account
  • food and shopping
  • UK culture and customs
  • finding a part-time job
  • sport and social facilities
  • travel and transport.

We run campus and city tours and social events so you can meet other students and make friends.

How do I reserve my place on the International and EU Orientation Programme?

You can reserve your place by submitting our online booking form..

Once your booking has been submitted, you'll receive a confirmation that you have reserved your place on the orientation programme. Start times will be published in our Arrival information.

If your plans change and you cannot attend after you have booked then please e-mail us at

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