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    Hello Everyone, I am moving away from home this September and I'll be staying in my university's accommodation. Which "stuff" are essential to bring with me the 1st day that I arrive.?

    I've seen a lot of "tip" threads but most of them reffer to students that will be travelling by car.

    P.S. I'm moving from another country so I'll be travelling by plane.

    Anyone willing to share their experience when first arrived in the halls of residence is most welcome to post.

    Thanks in advance people
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    (Original post by Eleftheriadis)
    Hello Everyone, I am moving away from home this September and I'll be staying in my university's accommodation. Which "stuff" are essential to bring with me the 1st day that I arrive.?

    I've seen a lot of "tip" threads but most of them reffer to students that will be travelling by car.

    P.S. I'm moving from another country so I'll be travelling by plane.

    Anyone willing to share their experience when first arrived in the halls of residence is most welcome to post.

    Thanks in advance people
    Money, clothes and your laptop. Everything else you can buy once you get there.
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    I had something like that in mind.. thanks
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    I used a website called Click2Campus to get all my kitchen stuff, not sure if they're still in business but if not there should be a ton of similar sites for international students. If you're traveling with your one or both of your parents, use their luggage space to bring extra stuff, but I agree with claireestelle, those are really the only things you really *need* to bring with you
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    From what I gather you need to ask your university what will be provided and buy other stuff that you need, I'd recommend buying these stuff when you enter the UK. Basically you will need to make sure you can cook yourself a variety of meals(frying pans, cutlery, toaster etc.), can sleep comfortably and have a laptop. There will be other things like food and clothes in which you will buy throughout the course as well as stationary and textbooks etc.

    I'd recommend looking for a job for the weekends if you're not seeing your family often, but you will need to be aware that if you need to apply for a visa this may affect your ability to work. Also, the current state and near future of the economy is uncertain, so you will need to make sure that you have sufficient funding to help make sure you can still feed yourself despite not having a job. But if your family will also be in the UK, don't worry about a job as your family will be able to help you directly
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    (Original post by alexschmalex)
    I used a website called Click2Campus to get all my kitchen stuff, not sure if they're still in business but if not there should be a ton of similar sites for international students. If you're traveling with your one or both of your parents, use their luggage space to bring extra stuff, but I agree with claireestelle, those are really the only things you really *need* to bring with you
    I'll be travellin' on my own. I'm 21 and one plus is that I have already traveled in the city I'll be studying for an interview for the course.

    thanks for the advice
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    (Original post by BrianMcEgg)
    From what I gather you need to ask your university what will be provided and buy other stuff that you need, I'd recommend buying these stuff when you enter the UK. Basically you will need to make sure you can cook yourself a variety of meals(frying pans, cutlery, toaster etc.), can sleep comfortably and have a laptop. There will be other things like food and clothes in which you will buy throughout the course as well as stationary and textbooks etc.

    I'd recommend looking for a job for the weekends if you're not seeing your family often, but you will need to be aware that if you need to apply for a visa this may affect your ability to work. Also, the current state and near future of the economy is uncertain, so you will need to make sure that you have sufficient funding to help make sure you can still feed yourself despite not having a job. But if your family will also be in the UK, don't worry about a job as your family will be able to help you directly
    I will certainly ask my university for what do they provide in the accommodations.

    No i'm not international student I'm going from a European Country. no visa needed, just passport. However, working could be tough, because my course is highly demanding in terms of hours of lectures per week and in studying time.
    But I will have a part time job in mind. I have worked in a lot of different areas in my country that will easily fit for a part time job in the uk.
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    (Original post by Eleftheriadis)
    I will certainly ask my university for what do they provide in the accommodations.

    No i'm not international student I'm going from a European Country. no visa needed, just passport. However, working could be tough, because my course is highly demanding in terms of hours of lectures per week and in studying time.
    But I will have a part time job in mind. I have worked in a lot of different areas in my country that will easily fit for a part time job in the uk.
    I'm talking about Brexit, you may at some point need a visa depending on the trade deals that are negotiated. It's dependant on where you go in terms of the job, if you're going to the North, you'll find getting a part time job very difficult because of the lack of job opportunities there. Best of luck finding one which ever university you go to
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    (Original post by BrianMcEgg)
    I'm talking about Brexit, you may at some point need a visa depending on the trade deals that are negotiated. It's dependant on where you go in terms of the job, if you're going to the North, you'll find getting a part time job very difficult because of the lack of job opportunities there. Best of luck finding one which ever university you go to
    Well, in the immediate future brexit cannot affect. If and when the negotiations are completed then I will consider my options.
    My uni is in the west midlands!

    Thank you very much!
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    (Original post by Eleftheriadis)
    Well, in the immediate future brexit cannot affect. If and when the negotiations are completed then I will consider my options.
    My uni is in the west midlands!

    Thank you very much!
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    Coventry?

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    We're on a same boat mate!

    are you from Europe? I am a bit worried about moving to the UK as I live in America right now. We speak the same language, but tons of differences...
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    We're on a same boat mate!

    are you from Europe? I am a bit worried about moving to the UK as I live in America right now. We speak the same language, but tons of differences...
    Yeah mate, I'm from Greece..

    I believe that if you can adapt easy to new surroundings then you will be fine.

    Don't worry, eventually you will cope with the way people think in your Uni/City.
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    (Original post by Boston-London)
    We're on a same boat mate!

    are you from Europe? I am a bit worried about moving to the UK as I live in America right now. We speak the same language, but tons of differences...
    Have you started your tier 4 app yet?

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