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International Students FAQ Checklist


Checklist for Students planning studies abroad (Undergraduate)

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Check the UCAS website regularly for updates and messages about your application. (www.ucas.com)
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January – June
Check your passport validity.
 
June
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Accept your conditional or unconditional offer online as set out in your offer letter.
 
Check the UCAS online portal
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Check visa information section of UKBA or contact our International Students Advisers who offer specialist visa and immigration advice for prospective international students. http://www.qub.ac.uk/directorates/AcademicStudentAffairs/InternationalStudent Support/FrequentlyAskedQuestions-BeforeYouArrive/

Contact the International Student Support Office by email at iss@qub.ac.uk if you have any questions.

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June -­- July
Check regularly for scholarships that may be available to you and take note of the documents required and/or deadlines: http://www.qub.ac.uk/home/StudyatQueens/InternationalStudents/InternationalS cholarships/
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From January onwards – Plse note that there may be deadlines
Organise your finances including loans and bank accounts to ensure compliance regarding visa requirements.
 
 
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June -­- July
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Organise your visa appointment as early as possible following receipt of your Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies (CAS). A CAS is issued to students who have accepted their unconditional offers and they are valid for six months from date of issue. You will receive them from June onwards, after you have accepted your unconditional offer.
June onwards
Book your accommodation (http://www.stayatqueens.com) – the application deadline is 31 July 2013
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July
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Register in July 2013 for Queen’s Welcome and Orientation Programme and airport pick-up which takes place at the start of semester one http://www.qub.ac.uk/directorates/AcademicStudentAffairs/InternationalStudent Support/InternationalWelcomeandOrientation/
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July
Plan for your trip: budgeting, what to bring with you, culture shock, etc...

http://www.qub.ac.uk/directorates/AcademicStudentAffairs/InternationalStudent Support/NewStudentsContents/

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July - August
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FAQ Checklist for students planning studies abroad (Postgraduate)

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 Ongoing
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Double check that you have sent all the information and documents required for an offer to be made:
  1. Detailed transcripts of every semester available*,

  2. English qualifications,

  3. Referees’ contact details**.

* If you don’t have your final transcripts at the time of application, you may be issued with a conditional offer, which can be updated as soon as your final transcripts are available.
**Choose your referees carefully and ensure that they will be able to answer a request for reference, should it be required. We don’t require references for all courses but if we do, we will contact your referees directly.

January -­- June
Check your passport validity.
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Before June
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Accept your conditional or unconditional offer online within the deadlines set out by the Admissions and Access Service offer letter (14 days from receipt of offer).
14 days from offer letter
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Check visa information section of UKBA or contact our International Students Advisers who offer specialist visa and immigration advice for prospective international students. http://www.qub.ac.uk/directorates/AcademicStudentAffairs/InternationalStude ntSupport/FrequentlyAskedQuestions-BeforeYouArrive/

Contact the International Student Support Office by email at iss@qub.ac.uk if you have any questions.

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June -­- July
Check regularly for scholarships that may be available to you and take note of the documents required and/or deadlines: http://www.qub.ac.uk/home/StudyatQueens/InternationalStudents/Internation alScholarships/ http://www.qub.ac.uk/home/Research/PostgraduateCentre//PostgraduateAwa rds/

http://www.qub.ac.uk/home/SchoolsDepartments/

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 From January onwards, please take notes of deadlines
Organise your finances including loans and bank accounts to ensure compliance regarding visa requirements. 
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 June
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Organise your visa appointment as early as possible following receipt of your Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies (CAS). A CAS is issued to students who have accepted their unconditional offers and they are valid for six months from date of issue. You will receive them from June onwards, after you have accepted your unconditional offer.
June -­- July
 Book your accommodation (http://www.stayatqueens.com) – the application deadline is 31 July 2013. 
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 July
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Register in July 2013 for Queen’s Welcome and Orientation Programme and airport pick-up which takes place at the start of semester one http://www.qub.ac.uk/directorates/AcademicStudentAffairs/InternationalStude ntSupport/InternationalWelcomeandOrientation/
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 July
Plan for your trip: budgeting, what to bring with you, culture shock, etc...

http://www.qub.ac.uk/directorates/AcademicStudentAffairs/InternationalStude ntSupport/NewStudentsContents/

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July - August
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