New Students

Start your Essential Top 6 Tasks

You must complete these essential Top 6 Tasks before you start and during your first week, to enable you to begin your studies with us.

All of the following tasks require a part of it to be started before you start your studies and part of it to be completed when you start. Each task is explained below with further information about how to complete each one. You should ensure you have started all of them by December. 

Discover more about how to complete the tasks once you have started university 

Register your University Login and log in to MyEd

Task 1
Register your University login and log in with MyEd to support you during your studies throughout your time at University.

Get started on Office365

Task 2
Set up your email, free software and personal timetable with Office 365. Most future communications from the University will go to this email, so it is important to access this account regularly, including before you start your studies.

Begin the matriculation process

Task 3
Matriculation is the process by which you officially enrol at the University. Every student needs to complete the steps, and there is an additional step if you are coming from outside the UK, the EU, or the EEA.

Pay your fees and prepare your finances

Task 4
Pay your tuition fees, find scholarships and funding, and prepare finances including opening your UK bank account.

Apply for your University student card

Task 5
The University requires that you have an up-to-date University student card on you at all times. This card serves as your official student ID, your library card and door access control card to university buildings, as well as identification to benefit from various student discounts.

Register with a local doctor and access your health services

Task 6
Register with a local doctor to access NHS healthcare as a student, arrange learning adjustments if you have a disability, and find out how the University can support your health and wellbeing.

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