Welcome to the University of Salford
BEFORE YOU LEAVE <ul><li>Most important thing to do before you leave home is to check the University of Salford Ready webs...
BEFORE YOU LEAVE <ul><li>Offer Letter </li></ul><ul><li>Ensure you have an unconditional offer  letter </li></ul><ul><li>E...
BEFORE YOU LEAVE <ul><li>Accommodation </li></ul><ul><li>If you wish to have a place in University accommodation please ap...
BEFORE YOU LEAVE <ul><li>Contacting other students </li></ul><ul><li>International Message Board </li></ul><ul><li>http://...
BEFORE YOU LEAVE <ul><li>Book your free airport collection </li></ul><ul><li>Available from Sunday 10th September – Friday...
BEFORE YOU LEAVE <ul><li>Book for the  Welcome Programme 2006 </li></ul><ul><li>Runs from Tuesday 12 September to Sunday 1...
BEFORE YOU LEAVE <ul><li>Checklist for hand luggage </li></ul><ul><li>Valid passport and appropriate visa  </li></ul><ul><...
BEFORE YOU LEAVE <ul><li>Checklist for suitcase </li></ul><ul><li>Photocopies of important documents </li></ul><ul><li>War...
ARRIVING IN MANCHESTER <ul><li>We recommend you arrive Sunday 10 th  or Monday 11 th  September </li></ul><ul><li>Try to e...
ARRIVING AT THE UNIVERSITY <ul><li>Accommodation </li></ul><ul><li>With online contracts and deposit payment this will be ...
ARRIVING AT THE UNIVERSITY <ul><li>Welcome Programme </li></ul><ul><li>12 September -17 September 2006 </li></ul><ul><ul><...
THIS IS MANCHESTER AND SALFORD <ul><li>2.5 million people </li></ul><ul><li>Old Trafford cricket ground </li></ul><ul><li>...
REGISTRATION: What to expect <ul><li>Registration with your School or Research Institute </li></ul><ul><li>Information Ser...
FINAL THOUGHTS <ul><li>Learn from your experiences </li></ul><ul><li>Learn to be independent </li></ul><ul><li>Balance bet...
We all look forward to welcoming you to the University of Salford THANK YOU
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06 Pre Departure Briefing

  1. 1. Welcome to the University of Salford
  2. 2. BEFORE YOU LEAVE <ul><li>Most important thing to do before you leave home is to check the University of Salford Ready website </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Get Ready Home </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Getting Here </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Money </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Accommodation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Registration </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Getting Around </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Getting Help </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>International </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Applying </li></ul></ul>http://www.salford.ac.uk/getready/
  3. 3. BEFORE YOU LEAVE <ul><li>Offer Letter </li></ul><ul><li>Ensure you have an unconditional offer letter </li></ul><ul><li>Ensure that you have notified your School of your acceptance of a place on your chosen programme of study </li></ul>  «FamilyName» C/O «AgentName» «Address1» «Address2» «Address3» «City» «PostCode» «Country»   31 May 2004 Our Ref:FamilyName»   I am very   International Relations
  4. 4. BEFORE YOU LEAVE <ul><li>Accommodation </li></ul><ul><li>If you wish to have a place in University accommodation please apply online at: </li></ul><ul><li>Listings available for non University accommodation </li></ul><ul><li>Benefits of University accommodation </li></ul>http://www.cars.salford.ac.uk/newaccom/includes/intro
  5. 5. BEFORE YOU LEAVE <ul><li>Contacting other students </li></ul><ul><li>International Message Board </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.salford.ac.uk/international/ </li></ul><ul><li>Make contact with other students already at Salford or coming this September </li></ul>
  6. 6. BEFORE YOU LEAVE <ul><li>Book your free airport collection </li></ul><ul><li>Available from Sunday 10th September – Friday 15th September 2006 </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.salford.ac.uk/getready/airport_welcome </li></ul>
  7. 7. BEFORE YOU LEAVE <ul><li>Book for the Welcome Programme 2006 </li></ul><ul><li>Runs from Tuesday 12 September to Sunday 17 September 2006 </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.salford.ac.uk/getready/welcome </li></ul>
  8. 8. BEFORE YOU LEAVE <ul><li>Checklist for hand luggage </li></ul><ul><li>Valid passport and appropriate visa </li></ul><ul><li>Original offer letter and original transcripts </li></ul><ul><li>Details of travel insurance </li></ul><ul><li>Contact details for your final destination (University accommodation or friends) </li></ul><ul><li>British currency </li></ul><ul><li>Spare passport sized photographs </li></ul>                                                                                                                       
  9. 9. BEFORE YOU LEAVE <ul><li>Checklist for suitcase </li></ul><ul><li>Photocopies of important documents </li></ul><ul><li>Warm clothing </li></ul><ul><li>Umbrella </li></ul><ul><li>Photos of family and friends </li></ul><ul><li>REMEMBER THE LUGGAGE ALLOWANCE </li></ul>                                               
  10. 10. ARRIVING IN MANCHESTER <ul><li>We recommend you arrive Sunday 10 th or Monday 11 th September </li></ul><ul><li>Try to ensure that Manchester Airport is your final destination (details on website if this is not the case) </li></ul><ul><li>Ensure that you have your papers ready for Immigration </li></ul><ul><li>If you have booked airport collection, look out for the Salford t-shirts! </li></ul>
  11. 11. ARRIVING AT THE UNIVERSITY <ul><li>Accommodation </li></ul><ul><li>With online contracts and deposit payment this will be an easy transition </li></ul><ul><li>Students who have booked on the airport collection service will be taken directly to their accommodation </li></ul><ul><li>Early arrivals to make arrangements with their accommodation </li></ul>
  12. 12. ARRIVING AT THE UNIVERSITY <ul><li>Welcome Programme </li></ul><ul><li>12 September -17 September 2006 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A chance to make friends with other international & UK students </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Get ahead by settling in quickly at the University </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Most activities are free of charge </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Free transport to and from your accommodation site </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Find out about part time job opportunities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>About Study skills and English language </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Chance to make friends! </li></ul></ul>Finding Your Way Around Campus
  13. 13. THIS IS MANCHESTER AND SALFORD <ul><li>2.5 million people </li></ul><ul><li>Old Trafford cricket ground </li></ul><ul><li>Eight professional football teams </li></ul><ul><li>56 galleries/museums </li></ul><ul><li>Fantastic music arenas </li></ul><ul><li>Cosmopolitan city </li></ul><ul><li>132 cinema screens </li></ul>www.manchesteronline.co.uk Curries are now a regular part of life in the North West.                                                                                                                          
  14. 14. REGISTRATION: What to expect <ul><li>Registration with your School or Research Institute </li></ul><ul><li>Information Services registration </li></ul><ul><li>Central University registration </li></ul><ul><li>Joining the Students’ Union </li></ul><ul><li>Registration with the Medical Centre on campus </li></ul>
  15. 15. FINAL THOUGHTS <ul><li>Learn from your experiences </li></ul><ul><li>Learn to be independent </li></ul><ul><li>Balance between study and other commitments </li></ul><ul><li>Establish global friendships that last </li></ul><ul><li>Have the time of your life </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t forget to check out the website </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.salford.ac.uk/getready/international </li></ul>
  16. 16. We all look forward to welcoming you to the University of Salford THANK YOU

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