Useful Information

Term dates 2020-2021

The following table shows the induction and term start dates for international students.


September starts

January starts


Induction: 4th - 7th Sep

First day of term: 9th Sep

First day of term: 6th Jan


Induction: 4th Sep

First day of term: 8th Sep

First day of term: 6th Jan


Induction: 4th Sep

First day of term: 8th Sep

First day of term: 6th Jan

To view full term and half term dates, please visit the relevant pages for London, Birmingham and Cambridge.

These websites will help you find out more about studying and living in Great Britain.

News about Britain

The BBC website will keep you informed about current news and cultural issues within the UK.

Visit the BBC News UK website

University applications

The UCAS website explains how to apply to Britain’s universities, and gives you links to all the courses offered by them. The UCAS website is also where you make your online university applications:

Visit the UCAS website

UK Visas

The UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) website will give you information on visa regulations and applications.

Visit the UKVI website

Living and studying in the UK

The United Kingdom Council for International Student Affairs(UKCISA) website will help to answer all your questions on living and studying in the UK.

Visit the UKCISA website

The British Council's Education UK website provides information for students who are thinking about studying in the UK.

Visit the Education UK website