The University for business and the professionsPre-departure guide 2011–2012          gINTO CITY UNIVERSITY LONDONYOUR BES...
Pre-departure guide 2011–2012Welcome                  Welcome to the London Centre!                  I am delighted that y...
In case of emergency call INTO City University London on +44 (0) 7850 930 394Meet the INTO City UniversityLondon teamMarti...
Pre-departure guide 2011–2012Before you leaveChecklist – before you leave homePlease make sure you have completed everythi...
In case of emergency call INTO City University London on +44 (0) 7850 930 394Before you arrive in the UKApplying for a UK ...
Pre-departure guide 2011–2012Arrival at the airportAt The Airport                                          National Expres...
In case of emergency call INTO City University London on +44 (0) 7850 930 394Arriving at INTO City University LondonGettin...
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In case of emergency call INTO City University London on +44 (0) 7850 930 394✁    Section 4    If you will be under 18 on ...
Pre-departure guide 2011–2012MoneyCurrency                                                 Bank accountsCurrency across th...
In case of emergency call INTO City University London on +44 (0) 7850 930 394Orientation programmeInduction programmeAt th...
Pre-departure guide 2011–2012Registering for your course,English language testingWhen you arrive, you will be asked to go ...
In case of emergency call INTO City University London on +44 (0) 7850 930 394Making the most of your first weekOn arrival ...
Pre-departure guide 2011–2012Social programmeAs much as we encourage all students to work hard        Andra Craciun and Ma...
In case of emergency call INTO City University London on +44 (0) 7850 930 394Health and safetyDeciding to study overseas c...
Pre-departure guide 2011–2012Key contacts, useful numbersand websitesIMPORTANT TELEPHONE NUMBERSPlease make sure that you ...
In case of emergency call INTO City University London on +44 (0) 7850 930 394Accommodation                                ...
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  1. 1. The University for business and the professionsPre-departure guide 2011–2012 gINTO CITY UNIVERSITY LONDONYOUR BEST ROUTE TO UNIVERSITY SUCCESS
  2. 2. Pre-departure guide 2011–2012Welcome Welcome to the London Centre! I am delighted that you have chosen to study at the INTO City London Study Centre and hope you have started preparing for your journey to London. You are about to embark on an exciting adventure as a student where you will meet new people, live in new surroundings and experience new and different cultures while studying for a UK qualification. This pre-departure guide will help prepare you for your arrival to the United Kingdom. Please read the guide carefully, share it with your parents and keep it with you during your journey to London – it includes all the details that you need to know to ensure a smooth arrival and start to your studies. My team and I pride ourselves on being friendly and offering a very warm welcome to our students. We are very experienced in teaching and supporting international students and will always be there to help you or guide you throughout your time with us. The new INTO centre can be found in central London at 102 Middlesex Street, London, E1 7EZ. It is easy to find and maps of London are included in your pre-departure guide to help you find your way to us. We advise that you should arrive over the weekend prior to your course start date, and not earlier! Facilities at the centre include a lecture theatre, a learning resource centre, multi-media and language laboratories and a café. Additionally you will have access to extensive facilities at City University. Your course induction programme, which starts on the first Monday of your course, will describe London and the Centre in more detail and show you how to access all the services available to you. I am sure that the course will meet your needs and expectations and that you will really enjoy your stay in London. So, a very warm welcome, have a safe journey and I look forward to meeting you! With best wishes and kind regards, Martin Halsall, Chief Operations Officer Start dates All students should plan to arrive two days prior to your programme start date – please ensure you arrive on time! 2
  3. 3. In case of emergency call INTO City University London on +44 (0) 7850 930 394Meet the INTO City UniversityLondon teamMartin Halsall Madeleine Parkinson Sarah McKenzie Ruth HarperChief Operations Officer Head of Student Services Academic Director Academic Support/ Operations ManagerDave Amor Amy Pu Madonna Charalampidi Margaret BookerHead of Recruitment Student Services Student Services/ Learning Resources Coordinator/ Chinese Russian Language Manager Language Counsellor CounsellorFatima El-Hadadi Katarina PolovaStudent Services Student Services/Coordinator/ Arabic Admissions CoordinatorLanguage CounsellorContentsWelcome 2 Orientation programme 11Meet the INTO City University London team 3 Registering for your course 12Before you leave 4 Making the most of your first week 13Before you arrive in the UK 5 Social programme 14Arrival at the airport 6 Health and safety 15Arriving at INTO City University London 7 Key contacts, useful numbersAirport collection form 8 and websites 16Money 10 Maps 18
  4. 4. Pre-departure guide 2011–2012Before you leaveChecklist – before you leave homePlease make sure you have completed everything on this checklist before you leave home. As soon as possible:1. Have you paid full fees for your tuition, accommodation and insurance (if applicable)?2. Have you returned your Arrival Details Form to admissions.finance@into.uk.com?3. Do you require an INTO airport taxi transfer? If so, please complete Section 3 of the Arrival Details Form and the Credit Card form.4. Have you booked your accommodation?5. Have you checked your passport is valid for at least six months?6. Have you applied for and received your visa?One or two weeks before you leave for the UK:7. Have you organised cash and pound sterling traveller’s cheques to bring with you?8. Do you know your airline’s luggage allowance and have you packed accordingly?What to bring with you:9. Have you packed all relevant original documentation or certified copies including your: • INTO Offer Letter • INTO CAS statement – if required • IELTS certificate or original English Language test result • ny other original documents/transcripts listed in your Offer Letter/CAS Statement, for A example your high school certificate or home university certificates including translations (if originals are not in English). You will need these to register and enrol on your course and to extend your visa in the UK when you need to • Passport and Visa/Identity card • ank statement (no more than 1 month old showing the required funds for 28 days) as evidence to B show the Immigration Officer on arrival at the airport in the UK10. Have you got your documents for medical registration? • Immunisation History Book • UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office Visa Tuberculosis Screening Certificate (if you have one)11. Have you put the emergency telephone numbers into your mobile phone (to be put into your hand luggage)?12. Do you have: • Photographs from home? • Waterproof coat and shoes? • Addresses, phone numbers and email addresses of friends and family? 4
  5. 5. In case of emergency call INTO City University London on +44 (0) 7850 930 394Before you arrive in the UKApplying for a UK student visa • The start date is published on your CAS Statement. If youMost international students from outside the European Union plan to arrive on a different date you must let us know.who wish to take a full-time course in the UK must apply for a This is very important as we must inform the UK Bordervisa prior to leaving their home country. Agency (UKBA) if you do not arrive on time. You can check your status on the following website: • If you change your mind and want to study at anotherwww.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/policyandlaw/ institution, you have to tell us before you come to the UKimmigrationlaw/immigrationrules/appendix1/ so we can cancel your CAS with UKBA, and you canIf you are a visa national you can apply for a re-apply for your visa with a CAS from a different sponsor.• Student Visitor Visa for courses of six months or less; Changes to your student registration status• an Extended Student Visitor Visa for English language We must tell the UK Border Agency about any students who courses only for courses of between 6–11 months; have an entry clearance visa issued under PBS rules who fail• a Tier 4 (General) Student visa for English language to arrive for the start of a course, withdraw from a course, courses at or above B1 on the Common European defer or suspend their studies, or fail to attend for significant Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) – the periods of time. UK Border agency have assessed this as equivalent to an IELTS score of 4.0 – with no less than 4.0 in Meeting immigration staff at the airport each sub-skill; When you arrive at a UK airport, you should be prepared to• or a Tier 4 (General) Student visa for courses at Level 3 or answer some questions about yourself, including where you above on the National Qualifications framework (NQF) at will be staying and what you intend to do during your time in an institution which is a Highly Trusted Sponsor. the UK. You may be asked to undergo a brief, routine health check by the airport doctor, which might include an X-ray.How will the Points Based System (PBS) affect The health check will take place in a separate room.my entry clearance/student visa application? Afterwards, you will need to return to Immigration Control.If you are a visa national and you apply for a Tier 4 (General) Please note that if you have already studied in the UK and areStudent visa you will need a ‘Confirmation of Acceptance for changing your education provider, you will need to apply for aStudies’(CAS), which is an electronic number we will provide visa for your new course with us. This could take up to 40for you. days. It is a criminal offence to start a course with a differentApplying for your Tier 4 (General) Student visa educational provider before you have applied for your new visa from the Home Office. We will not be able to register youto come to the UK on the course unless you have a valid visa.When you apply for a Tier 4 (General) Student visayou must include a Confirmation of Acceptance for To find out more:Studies (CAS) number. We advise that you check these websites regularly for up to• We will send your CAS details when you confirm your date and accurate information. unconditional offer of a place to study and pay your UK Border Agency: deposit/full fees. http://www.ukvisas.gov.uk/en/doineedvisa/• Your CAS will not be sent more than six months before British Embassy/High Commission – advice on where you the start of your course. can apply for a visa:• The CAS number will be included in a letter called a ‘CAS http://www.ukvisas.gov.uk/en/howtoapply/ Statement’. This will also include important information wheretoapply needed for your visa application. UKCISA (Council for International Student Affairs) – Advice for• You can only apply for your visa three months or less international students: before the start of your course. http://www.ukcisa.org.uk/student/immigration.php
  6. 6. Pre-departure guide 2011–2012Arrival at the airportAt The Airport National Express run 24-hour coach services from Heathrow to Victoria coach station. More information,Once your aircraft has touched down, you will be timetables, and bookings can be made at:eager to make your way to your accommodation. www.nationalexpress.com/homeMake sure you have completed your landing card,ready to hand in at the immigration desk. Gatwick To understand what services UK airports have, Gatwick airport is served by bus, coach and traintheir opening times and travel connections visit services only. Train services to Victoria station arethese websites: fast and reliable, and cost £16.10 if booked online.Heathrow and Stansted: www.baa.com More information is available from:Gatwick: www.gatwickairport.com www.gatwickexpress.comTravelling From the Airport Multiple bus and coach services also travel in to central London from Gatwick around the clock.Students who have pre-booked an INTO Airport Review the latest offers at this website:Pick-Up service will receive separate instructions on www.gatwick-airport-guide.co.ukhow to meet their driver. All UK airports around London and the StanstedSouth-East of England have excellent public Express train services speed from Stansted airporttransport connections in to central London. directly to Liverpool Street station. A single ticketBus, underground and train services connect costs from £20, and takes around 45 minutes. Trainthe three major airports of Heathrow, Gatwick timetable and exact fares can be found at:and Stansted. www.stanstedexpress.com.Heathrow You can also travel by bus – see this websiteArriving at Heathrow, there is a choice of ways in www.londontoolkit.com/travel/stansted_airbuswhich to travel in to central London. Consult thiswebsite to explore your options:www.heathrow-airport-guide.co.ukThere are two train services that link Heathrow tocentral London – Heathrow Express and HeathrowConnect. The price of a single, one-way journeyranges from £8.50 to £23. Tickets purchased inadvance online come in at £16.50. More details canbe found at:www.heathrowexpress.comwww.heathrowconnect.com 6
  7. 7. In case of emergency call INTO City University London on +44 (0) 7850 930 394Arriving at INTO City University LondonGetting Around LondonFinding your way around London on public transport On the first day of your course, please report to theis easy. Make your way to Liverpool Street station, INTO London Study Centre at 9.30am.which is served by several frequent underground(tube) lines, as well as over 20 bus routes. It is important that you attend all induction activities which commence at 9.30am on theReview the London transport network here: first day of the course. Failure to do so maywww.tfl.gov.uk result in you being unable to register on timeDownload a London tube map here: for your course.www.tfl.gov.uk/assets/downloads/standard-tube-map.pdfWe strongly recommend that you arrive at the INTOLondon Study Centre over the weekend before yourOrientation programme begins. This will allow us togive you the warmest of welcomes and will ensurethat you move directly into your accommodation. Ifyou have not reserved an airport collection – or areliving in private accommodation you can confirmyour arrival by calling us on +44 (0) 207 059 4400and by completing the Arrival Form which is on page8 of this guide. 7
  8. 8. Pre-departure guide 2011–2012 ✁Arrival details formAll students mUSt complete this form and return one week beforeyour course start date by email to admissions.finance@into.uk.com orfax to +44 (0) 1273 328 595 / +44 (0) 1273 329 746Section 1 (compulsory)Personal detailsFamily name (surname)Other/given names (first name)Email addressMobile phone numberINTO number (please refer to offer letter)Section 2 (compulsory)Arrival details into the UK and confirmation of accommodationCountry flight departs fromDate of arrival in London Time of arrival in London (am/pm)Arrival Airport TerminalFlight number Name of airlineIf you are organising your own transfer from the airport:Arrival date at INTO City University London: Accommodation/CentreArrival time at INTO City University London (am/pm): Accommodation/CentreAny special requirementsPlease make sure that you book a flight which arrives on the weekend before your course start date. If onarrival you require a taxi to meet you and you will be staying in a hotel or other accommodation not arrangedby INTO then please provide the addressSection 3 (optional)Airport transfer bookingPlease tick one of the following boxes to show whether you would like a taxi to meet you at your UK arrival airportand take you to your accommodation £100.00 London Heathrow Airport £120.00 Gatwick Airport £130.00 Stansted Airport I do not require an airport transfer 8
  9. 9. In case of emergency call INTO City University London on +44 (0) 7850 930 394✁ Section 4 If you will be under 18 on arrival and do not require INTO to meet you at the airport and arrange a transfer then the following section must be completed Name of person meeting the student: Address of person meeting the student: Mobile telephone number: Name of parent: Signature of parent: Date: Credit card form Payments over £50 by credit card are subject to a 2% surcharge and debit cards to a £1 surcharge. This will be taken from the card in addition to the amount stated in section 3 of this form. CREDIT CARD DETAILS To enable fees to be debited from your credit card, please complete the details below. VISA CREDIT MASTERCARD DEBIT If DEBIT, please specify type: Please note, the University will only accept transactions using the following cards: Mastercard, Visa, Solo, Maestro, Electron or Visa debit. Credit/debit card number / Card start date —— —— (mm/yy) / Card expiry date —— —— (mm/yy) Issue number Security code This is the last three digits of the code found on the back of your card. Cardholder name Billing address Please return this form by email to admissions.finance@into.uk.com or fax to +44 (0) 1273 328 595 / +44 (0) 1273 329 746 9
  10. 10. Pre-departure guide 2011–2012MoneyCurrency Bank accountsCurrency across the UK is the pound sterling (£GBP). If you are going to be here for longer than six months,One pound is divided into one hundred pence (100p). we strongly recommended you open a UK bankNotes are issued to the value of £50, £20, £10, and account, as soon as possible, after arriving in the UK.£5 and coins to the value of £2, £1, 50p, 20p, 10p, UK banks are open 9am to 4.30pm on weekdays5p, 2p and 1p. Please note that £50 notes are very and some are open on Saturday mornings. If youuncommon and should be avoided as they can often bring a banker’s draft in sterling with you (payable tobe the target of counterfeiters. We do not advise yourself) or arrange for it to be sent, then you cancarrying large sums of cash with you on arrival. open an account at a bank after you have registered We recommend that you bring enough money on your course. It may also be useful to bring awith you to cover the first couple of weeks after your letter from your bank at home (or some otherarrival – no more than £250 in cash for your documentation) to confirm your credit status. We willimmediate needs should suffice. It is safer to bring provide you with further information and support onlarge sums of money in travellers’ cheques, which can opening accounts during your induction week. In orderbe cashed in banks, post offices and airports but be to open a bank account you will need the following:aware that there is often a minimum commission • your passportcharge. Please avoid carrying large sums of cash or • proof you are a student – we will issue you with ankeeping large amounts in your room for safety official bank letter after registrationreasons. Credit and debit cards are widely accepted • proof of address.in the UK, MasterCard (Access) and Visa credit cards For further advice on opening bank accounts in thebeing the most common. Diners Club and American UK, you can visit:Express are less so. You can withdraw cash from a www.ukcisa.org.uk/student/bank_account.phpcashpoint machine (also known as an ‘ATM’) if youhave a Personal Identification Number (PIN) for that Living costscard. You may want to inform your current bank thatyou are going to the UK and ask if you can use your It is estimated that a single student will needcard here. approximately £800 a month to meet their basic living expenses. This is just an indication and will alter depending on your lifestyle and spending habits. It is important to plan and budget your finances for living in the UK; it’s not just your course fees you need to think about. If you want help with planning and budgeting your finances, the following international student website may be useful: www.studentcalculator.org.uk/international/ index.asp 10
  11. 11. In case of emergency call INTO City University London on +44 (0) 7850 930 394Orientation programmeInduction programmeAt the start of your course you will receive a fullinduction (providing you arrive the weekend beforethe start date of the course). This will vary in lengthaccording to which course you will be studying andit is a great opportunity to meet staff and studentsand find out more about the Centre, the Universityand the local area. You should attend all sessions.The induction programme will usually include:• welcome talks• information sessions with INTO Student Services, the Students’ Union, security staff• an English language placement test• social activities• a city orientation tour of London• a campus tour.The following is an example time table for the September and January orientation programmetImE mOndAY tUESdAY WEdnESdAY tHUrSdAY FrIdAY09.3010.00 WELCOME TALK STUDYING IN LONDON ENGLISH LANGUAGE VISIT TO OVERSEAS VISIT TO CITY TALK PLACEMENT TEST VISITORS UNIVERSITY LONDON10.30 COURSE (GROUP A) REGISTRATION REGISTRATION11.00 EXPLORE LONDON OFFICE (OVRO) AND AND SHOPPING BOROUGH MARKET11.30 SAFETY TALK FROM LOCAL POLICE12.0012.30 LUNCH13.00 LUNCH LUNCH13.30 ENGLISH LANGUAGE PLACEMENT TEST 14.00 INTRODUCTION TO PREPARE FOR THE (GROUP B) YOUR COURSE WEEKEND: HINTS AND 14.30 TOUR OF THE CENTRE TALK ABOUT BRITAIN TIPS ON WHAT TO DO AND LOCAL AREA15.00 ENGLISH LANGUAGE MATHS TEST FOR PLACEMENT TEST FOUNDATION15.30 (GROUP C) STUDENTS16.0016.30EVENING CINEMA NIGHT DINNER WITH CENTRE STAFFStudents starting programmes not in September and January will enjoy a shorter orientation programme 11
  12. 12. Pre-departure guide 2011–2012Registering for your course,English language testingWhen you arrive, you will be asked to go through a Please bring your original documents PLUS aregistration process. You will be required to bring the photocopy of each documentfollowing documentation on the first day to allow youto register: Later on in the week, you will also be asked to take• Passport an English Placement Test and in some cases a• Visa or UK Identity Card (if you have a Tier 4 visa, Mathematics test. To attend the test, please make the sponsor licence number should be: sure you have your (temporary) student ID card with P7VG4XCY7 you. After you’re fully registered with us, we will then• All payment receipts, or your fees if not issue you a student ID card and also provide you with already paid your IT username and password in order for you to• Academic Transcripts (original) log on to the computers in the Centre.• Academic Certificates (original)• IELTS or other relevant evidence of English Very important proficiency (original) Any change to personal details (phone number,• Course confirmation letter, offer letter and CAS address etc) must be reported to INTO welcome statement (if applicable) desk.• Up to date address for home country and next of kin details• Contact details for your residence in the UK, including mobile telephone number and if possible details of someone you know in the UK who we can contact in case of an emergency 12
  13. 13. In case of emergency call INTO City University London on +44 (0) 7850 930 394Making the most of your first weekOn arrival we will provide you with a free SIM card to Other things to remember:use in the UK which also has one free international • attend ALL your classes and tutorialscall on it, so you can call home and let your family • always be on timeknow you have arrived safely. This will give you cheap • be prepared for your classesrates to phone internationally and will be much • care for others’ feelings and culturescheaper than your current SIM card or any other UK • feel free to ask questions whenever you need tonetwork providers. • join social events and sports clubs. There are lots Alternatively, you can always download Skype, a to choose from so ask the INTO stafffree computer programme that allows you to use • keep your accommodation clean and tidyyour computer like a phone and place international • overcome problems by sharing them with yourcalls for free to other Skype users. Depending on friends, teachers and INTO staffyour computer, web cameras are also supported. • practise English as much as you can and in as Please remember that when you arrive in the UK many places as you canyou will have travelled a long way from home and • your academic progress and your behaviour willalthough for most of you this will be an exciting time, always be monitored.please do remember that your family and friends mayworry about you. Remember to contact them and letthem know that you are safe! 13
  14. 14. Pre-departure guide 2011–2012Social programmeAs much as we encourage all students to work hard Andra Craciun and Madonna Charalampidi organiseand learn, we also encourage fun and excitement. the social programme. The photograph below to theTherefore we organise a flexible and fun filled social right is of the students at Greenwich on our ‘historyprogramme for everyone to enjoy! of Greenwich tour’; the weather was fantastic and We have organised visits to many historical places everyone had a fabulous day! The one to the leftas well as fun activities such as football games, hand side is of the students riding high on thecinema nights out and trips around the UK! Our aim London Eye. Other events have included ice-skatingis to ensure that our students enjoy the weekends as at Winter Wonderland in Hyde Park, a trip to Londonwell as studying. Fashion Week, and parties for Halloween and Chinese New Year. If you have any suggestions, or favourite places in London that you would like to visit, feel free to talk to anyone at the Welcome Desk and we will be more than happy to point you in the right direction. 14
  15. 15. In case of emergency call INTO City University London on +44 (0) 7850 930 394Health and safetyDeciding to study overseas can be an exciting yet which is currently £7.40 per item. All you have to dodaunting opportunity. To ensure that you can make when you arrive in the UK is register with a localthe most of this experience, once your arrive in the doctor. Full details of how to register at the nearestUK our dedicated student support teams will help medical centre will be given to you during youryou settle in to student life. During your induction induction programme.programme they will deliver safety talks, as well asprovide you with information about services available Private Health Insuranceto support international students. In the case of an Full travel, medical and health insurance is mandatoryemergency you can always contact a member of the for all INTO City University London students. Unlessteam by calling +44 (0) 7850 930 394. proof of suitable alternative cover is provided during the application process, Uniplan Insurance willBefore you travel to the UK automatically be added to your course fees.It is always advisable to have a health check beforeyou leave your home country. In some cases, when Personal Safetyyou arrive in the UK you may be asked to produce The UK is a safe place to study and live in. You canhealth certificates detailing your vaccinations. For make your time here as an international student evenexample, if you are coming from a tuberculosis (TB) safer by using common sense. For practical tips onhigh-risk area, a chest x-ray report may be required. how keep safe during your studies please visitIt’s a good idea to carry these documents in your www.britishcouncil.org/eumd-immigration.htm,hand luggage in case you need to show them UK where you can download a copy of ‘First Steps’immigration. For more information visit pre-departure publication.www.ukvisas.gov.uk/en/howtoapply/tbscreening If you are undergoing any medical treatment, we Safety in Centreadvise you to bring your current prescriptions and a Safety in the INTO Centre is everyone’s responsibility.doctor’s report (translated into English). Similarly if If you see anything that is a cause of concern, pleaseyou wear glasses consider bringing a spare pair with report it to the reception desk and we will ensure thatyou, or if you wear contact lenses bring a sufficient it is dealt with immediately. Please note that smokingsupply to use while you are in the UK or a is not permitted in any public place in the UK and soprescription (translated into English) to ensure you you cannot smoke in the INTO Centre.can secure a ready supply. Useful websitesHealth services in the UK British Council – www.educationuk.orgIf you are coming to the UK as a full-time student on UKCISA – www.ukcisa.org.uka course lasting six months or more, you will be NHS Direct – www.nhsdirect.nhs.ukeligible for free or subsidised treatment in the UKunder the National Health Service (NHS). This meansthat you can see a doctor or go to hospital for free.You only have to pay for prescription medicines, 15
  16. 16. Pre-departure guide 2011–2012Key contacts, useful numbersand websitesIMPORTANT TELEPHONE NUMBERSPlease make sure that you put these numbers in your phone:INTO City University INTO Emergency numberLondon Centre +44 (0) 7850 930 394 Out of office hours for emergency use onlyOur reception is open Monday to Friday 8am to 7pmfor all your questions and to assist you on arrival Emergencies+44 (0) 207 059 4400 999102 middlesex Street If you need the Police, Fire Brigade or AmbulanceLondon Service in an emergency, the telephone number to callE1 7EZ is 999. If you are unfortunate enough to experienceFax: crime, have been involved in an attack or threatened,+44 (0) 207 247 9246 you should report it to the police and INTO.Email:intocitystudentservices@into.uk.com Immigration Advisory Service (IAS)Website: +44 (0) 207 967 1200http://intohigher.com/city www.iasuk.orgFacebook: If you have any problems at Immigration Control,www.facebook.com/IntOCityUniversityLondon please call this number for free advice.Twitter:twitter.com/IntO_CityINTO TV:www.youtube.com/user/IntOtV 16
  17. 17. In case of emergency call INTO City University London on +44 (0) 7850 930 394Accommodation Useful websitesSecurity control centre/emergency number for our Visa informationresidential accommodation www.ukvisas.gov.uk+44 (0) 845 111 0021 UKBALocal hotels www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/studyingintheukTravel Lodge – London Liverpool Street Studying in the UK and excellent advice on budgeting+44 (0) 871 984 6190 www.educationuk.orgwww.travellodge.co.uk UKCISA advice for International StudentsIbis London City www.ukcisa.org.uk/student/+44 (0) 207 422 8400www.ibishotel.com UK living and culture www.britishcouncil.orgCity Hotel+44 (0) 207 247 3313 UK weatherwww.cityhotellondon.co.uk www.bbc.co.uk/weather/ukweatherTaxi service International Student CalculatorAddison Lee www.studentcalculator.org.uk/international+44 (0) 844 800 6677 National Health Service www.nhs.uk/Pages/HomePage.aspx Transport for London (underground/tube, buses, etc) www.tfl.gov.uk 17
  18. 18. Pre-departure guide 2011–2012 Maps London tube map ANGEL ST PANCRAS ANGEL KING’S CROSS ANGEL ST PANCRAS BETHNEL GREEN KING’S CROSS Northampton Square Campus BETHNEL GREENS OLD STREET BETHNEL GREEN RESIDENTIAL ACCOMMODATION OLD STREET RUSSELL SQUARE OLD STREET BETHNEL GREEN FARRINGDON RESIDENTIAL ACCOMMODATION RUSSELL SQUARE BARBICAN RESIDENTIAL ACCOMMODATION STEPNEY FARRINGDON WHITECHAPEL GREEN BARBICAN STEPNEYUARE MOORGATE WHITECHAPEL BETHNEL GREEN OLD STREET GREEN FARRINGDON MOORGATE TOTTENHAM BARBICAN RESIDENTIAL ACCOMMODATION STEPNEY COURT ROAD CHANCERY LANE WHITECHAPEL LONDON STUDY CENTRE GREEN TOTTENHAM HOLBORN MOORGATE LONDON STUDY CENTRE COURT ROAD CHANCERY LANE LIVERPOOL STREET HOLBORN ST PAULS LIVERPOOL STREET RESIDENTIAL ACCOMMODATION ST PAULS STEPNEY CHANCERY LANE COVENT GARDEN CITY THAMESLINK RAIL WHITECHAPEL CITY THAMESLINK RAIL LONDON STUDY CENTRE ALGATE EAST EAST BANK GREEN ALGATE ALGATERN MOORGATE LIVERPOOL STREET BANK ALGATE COVENT GARDEN MANSION HOUSE TEMPLE ST PAULS BLACKFRIARS MANSION HOUSE TEMPLE FENCHURCH STREET STEPNEY BLACKFRIARS MONUMENT FENCHURCH STREET ALGATE EAST CITY THAMESLINK RAILN WHITECHAPEL LONDON STUDY CENTRE LEICESTER SQUAREGREEN BANK ALGATE MONUMENT SHADWELL LEICESTER SQUARE CANON STREET SHADWELL LIVERPOOL STREET CANON STREET MANSION HOUSE TEMPLE CHARING CROSS BLACKFRIARS CHARING CROSS FENCHURCH STREET TOWER HILL ALGATE EAST MONUMENT TOWER HILLUDY CENTRE BANK ALGATE SHADWELL CANON STREETHOUSE EMBANKMENT EMBANKMENT FENCHURCH STREET TOWER HILLT MONUMENT LONDON LONDONCANON STREET SOUTHWARK SHADWELL SOUTHWARK BRIDGE BRIDGE T TOWER HILL WATERLOO WATERLOO WESTMINSTER WESTMINSTER LONDON SHADWELL SOUTHWARK BRIDGE BOROUGH BOROUGH WATERLOO LONDON BERMONDSEY CANADA WATER BRIDGE BOROUGH BERMONDSEY CANADA WATER KeyOROUGH BERMONDSEY CANADA WATER DLR STATION (DOCKLANDS LIGHT RAILWAY) LONDON UNDERGROUND STATION NATIONAL RAIL STATION 0 1 km LONDON UNDERGROUND STATION DLR STATION (DOCKLANDS LIGHT RAILWAY) NATIONAL RAIL STATION 0 1 km BERMONDSEY CANADA WATER LONDON UNDERGROUND STATION DLR STATION (DOCKLANDS LIGHT RAILWAY) NATIONAL RAIL STATION 1 kmATION DLR STATION (DOCKLANDS LIGHT RAILWAY) NATIONAL RAIL STATIONLWAY) NATIONAL RAIL STATION 18
  19. 19. In case of emergency call INTO City University London on +44 (0) 785 093 0394 Northampton Square campus map Towards Angel e Towards Angel Av ry be se St Ro er St St John St rn land to More ws Moo Key Ra rgat t tS Ma Students’ e Cl at Acc yny Union Dis s W Lloyd St ’s Row ncer Goswe Spe St John Rosebe Gosw E Buildi ell R H B St y St A Co d n lto Ashb B Un de D Towards Angel C Ta Myd K J D Sc F an Gl A L ou St La Sq Seba I ce G in stian Co isk st on North St E Dr Wh er St a land St pt m St W F Inn More yclif ay St J Moo G Glo Meredith W Key ohn t on S rgat pi t Tom Main Entrances er S St Students’ Lev e Cl Access Point Union Disabled Access Point s t cer S Goswell Road Buses: 4, 56pen St John St Buses: 56 Rosebery Avenue Buses: 19, 38, 341 Agdon Gosw E Buildings ell R B St St y St A College Building d t sS Ashb H Centenary Building B University Building ru I Health Centre C Tait Building Cy Key Skinner St K J D School of Social Sciences J Myddelton Building K Goswell Place and Department of Main Entrances Towards L Farringdon L Parkes Building Language and St Sq Seba I Access Point on mpt stian Communication Science on Disabled Access Point o North St E Drysdale Building Access toCTait and a pt t m F Innovative Centre Drysdale Buildings islif S Goswell Road Buses: 4, 56 G Gloucester Building via University Building St John St Buses: 56 t Rosebery AvenueSBuses: 19, 38, 341 pion t Tom er S Buildings Lev A College Building H Centenary Building B University Building I Health Centre C Tait Building J Myddelton Building 19 D School of Social Sciences K Goswell Place and Department of L Parkes Building Language and Communication Science
  20. 20. INTO City University London102 Middlesex StreetLondonE1 7EZUnited KingdomT: +44 (0) 20 7059 4400F: +44 (0) 20 7247 9246E: intocitystudentservices@into.uk.comwww.intohigher.com/city© INTO City University London, May 2011. All content published in this document is believedaccurate at time of publication. INTO reserves the right to alter details of all aspects of itsoperation without notice.INTO University Partnerships Limited is a limited company registered in England and Wales,registered number 05507863. Registered office: 102 Middlesex Street, London E1 7EZCity University London education provider sponsor number P7VG4XCY7

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