What to do when you first arrive

  • Arriving after18
    • Come and meet us at the International Student Meeting Point on Monday 21 and Tuesday 22 January.
    • Join the arrivals activities
    • Check your  induction schedule online to see where your induction programme starts. This schedule includes your face-to-face enrolment times.
    • If you have missed and sessions please go to the Reception for New Students at the John Henry Brookes Building Reception, Headington Campus.
    • All students should go to the Late Arrivals and Enrolment Team in JHBB and the team will let you know where to go. 
    • Your face-to-face enrolment will be at to Student Central, on the ground floor of the John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Campus. 
    • Our social events run throughout the semester so it's not too late to join us and meet other international students.
    • To complete face-to-face enrolment please go to Student Central, on the ground floor of the John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Campus.
    • Undergraduate students: please contact your SSCs to catch up on what you have missed
    • Postgraduate students: please contact your Programme Administrator to catch up on what you have missed.
    • Our social events run throughout the semester so it's not too late to join us and meet other international students.
    • You will also need to contact the Accommodation Bureau to ensure your room will be held and the International Student Advice Team with any questions about your visa. 
    • THE VERY LAST DAY YOU CAN ENROL IS FRIDAY 8 FEBRUARY 2019.
  • Checklist of things to do
     ⇒ Collect your BRP   ⇒ Open a UK bank account   
     ⇒ Complete your face to face enrolment   ⇒ Register with the Police, if this  
     ⇒ Collect your student card           is a requirement of your visa 
     ⇒ Get your PIP password   ⇒ Register with a UK doctor 
     ⇒ Check your timetable on your Google calendar   ⇒ Come to any ISAT social events 


    People to find at Brookes

    Who are they?
    What can they help with?
    Where are they?
    Induction Team Answering any question during your first few weeks.
    Make sure you find them if you have missed enrolling with your course 
    Main Reception, JHBB   
    Student Central Advice Team Collecting your BRP.

    Enrolment from 25 January 2019.                    
    Getting an Attendance Certificate (needed to open a bank account)

    Student Central, JHBB, the Forum   
    Student Support Coordinators Learning to use your Personal Information Portal (PIP) 
    Choosing modules and making a full programme
    Adding and deleting modules
    Information on free language modules

    In your faculty. Check with the Induction 
    team if you're not sure. 

     
    Academic Advisers Learning about your programme and what is expected of you. Your
    PIP page will tell you who your Adviser is and where their office is.. 
    In your faculty. Check with the Induction
    team if you're not sure. 
     
    Programme Administrators Postgraduate students start the enrolment process here.
    Answering questions about your course 
    In your faculty. Check with the Induction
    team if you're not sure. 
    Exchange Team

    Certificates of Arrival for Erasmus students.
    Questions about life as an Exchange student at Brookes. 

    International Centre, Headington 
    campus

     

    International Student
    Advice Team (ISAT)

    Answering any question about your visa or being a Tier 4 student
    Help settling into life in the UK
    We run social events and global buddies

    Student Central, JHBB 
    21 and 22 January InfoZone, JHBB
     


    If you are a Tier 4 student, you will only be able to enrol if you can show either: 
    A valid Tier 4 visa with Brookes' sponsor licence number  
    OR evidence that you have made a valid application in the UK for a Tier 4 visa using the CAS number for the course you are enrolling on, if you have not received your visa back yet. 

     Acceptable evidence if you have not yet received your visa: 
    1. A copy of your visa application or your Home Office log in details or Cover Sheet  AND 
    2. A receipt showing when you submitted your documents to the Home Office.

    Any other letters you may have from the Home Office will also be useful. 

    The last possible date of enrolment is Friday 8 February 2019.