Travel and visas

Wherever you’re coming from, we’re working hard to support you to travel to Manchester to begin your studies.

EU/EEA nationals update

If you're coming to Manchester from the EU/EEA, different arrangements will apply, depending on whether you intend to travel to the UK before 31 December 2020 or from 1 January 2021 onwards, because of Brexit and the Transition Period, which we've detailed in the travel guidance, support and arrival information below.

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Our bespoke pre-departure briefings are to help our international students with getting ready for Manchester.

South Asia

Pre-departure briefing: South Asia

Date: Friday, 14 August
Time: 12-2pm BST

Join staff from the International Office to learn more about your upcoming studies at Manchester. We will cover a range of practical advice, including information about how the University is working amid COVID-19 to keep you safe and well during your studies with us.

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Latin America

Pre-departure briefing: Latin America

Date: Monday, 17 August
Time: 4-5pm BST

Join our Latin America team in this interactive online session. We will provide a concise summary of all the key information you need at this stage, as well as a chance to get answers to any questions or doubts you may have.

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Singapore

Pre-departure briefing: Singapore

Date: Tuesday, 18 August
Time: 10am-12pm BST

Join staff from the International Office to learn more about your upcoming studies at Manchester. We will cover a range of practical advice, including information about how the University is working amid COVID-19 to keep you safe and well during your studies with us.

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Malaysia

Pre-departure briefing: Malaysia

Date: Wednesday, 18 August
Time: 10am-12pm BST

Join staff from the International Office to learn more about your upcoming studies at Manchester. We will cover a range of practical advice, including information about how the University is working amid COVID-19 to keep you safe and well during your studies with us.

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ASEAN

Pre-departure briefing: ASEAN

Date: Thursday, 20 August
Time: 10am-12pm BST

Join staff from the International Office to learn more about your upcoming studies at Manchester. We will cover a range of practical advice, including information about how the University is working amid COVID-19 to keep you safe and well during your studies with us.

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North-east Asia

Pre-departure briefing: North-east Asia

Date: Thursday, 27 August
Time: 10-11.30am BST

Anisa Atlasi, Country Manager for Japan and South Korea, will run through the arrangements for your journey to Manchester and the start of the year. This will be a great opportunity to ask any questions that you have before joining us in Manchester.

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Here's some key information you need on travel guidance, support and visa information. UKCISA also has useful information for international students travelling to the UK.