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    BEFORE YOU LEAVE HOME

    Travel Checklist

    ALL STUDENTS SHOULD MAKE SURE THEY BRING

    • Information about your course at NCG
    • Information about your accommodation (address, confirmation)
    • Spending Money (in £ pounds sterling)
    • Travel Information for getting to NCG and for getting to your accommodation
    • Proof of payment of fees

    PLUS, IF YOU ARE NOT FROM THE EU, MAKE SURE YOU ALSO BRING:

    • Your visa
    • Your return ticket
    • Your sponsorship letter (if this applies to you)
    • Proof you can support yourself financially whilst in the UK

    What To Pack

    1. Make sure you are prepared for all weather conditions

    The climate in the UK is variable, so bring clothes for both warm and cold weather.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    2. Packing checklist
    •  Clothing and shoes for all seasons, including comfortable shoes
      for walking around, and an umbrella
    •  Plug adaptors for electrical items (UK plug sockets take three
      rectangular pins)
    •  Favourite photos of friends and family, posters and pictures –
      items to make you feel at home in your new room
    •  Important documents (bring the originals and scan or photocopy all important documents too, just in case)
    •  Plane tickets, passport, visa, birth certificate and home driving licence if you have one
    •  All correspondence from your institution, including your offer letter and accommodation contract letter
    •  Evidence of your funding for your tuition fees and living costs, including sponsor letter if applicable
    •  Health certificates, vaccination records and any important x-rays
    •  Any insurance documents

     

    3. Keep the following in your hand luggage
    •  All your important documents
    •  Enough money (in pounds sterling or travellers cheques) for your first couple of weeks
    •  Any valuable items – but make sure you don’t exceed your airline’s hand luggage allowance.

    What NOT To Pack

    1. Check with your airline to find out how much you can carry on your flight,
      and remember that most things can be purchased when you arrive.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    In your hand luggage, most airports have restrictions on sharp and flammable
    objects. Many also require liquids to be in containers of 100ml or smaller,
    packed in a clear plastic bag. Check with your airline before travelling.

    Find out more about travelling to the UK