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Arrival Information

The International Hub offers new students a very warm welcome and we aim to make you feel at home here. We will help you settle in and before long, you will be taking advantage of all there is on offer at Liverpool Hope 

Arrival Dates 

ARRIVALS DAY for students living in Halls of Residence is Saturday 23 September 2017 

The ORIENTATION PROGRAMME starts on Monday 25 September 2017 


  • all international students should aim to arrive for the start of the International Orientation Programme (see below) 

  • if you will be living in Halls of Residence, you should arrive on the official Arrivals Day and go straight to the campus where your room is located

  • if you are unable to arrive on the official Arrivals Day, please contact to let us know your arrival date and time
  • Study Abroad and American Exchange students can book an Airport Collection using the Request Form. All other students should refer to the travel advice in the tab ‘Preparing for Your Journey‘

  • for students living in Halls, we will meet you on the day after you arrive to show you around the local area and accompany you into the city centre using public transport

  • students living in private accommodation should make their way to Hope Park to join the Orientation Programme (see below)

Orientation Programme

The International Hub offer a bespoke International Orientation Programme which includes a Welcome and Information session and a range of activities to help you to feel at home.  

During the week after your arrival, we will help you with registration, course choices, document checking, ID card collection, Library Induction, financial planning and you can visit the Freshers’ Fair where you can join the Student Union clubs and societies. We will introduce you to our Chaplaincy Team and make you aware of social events where you can meet other students and make new friends.


Action Check List

  • Read the Study Abroad Guide
  • Complete application for the Study Abroad Programme (DEADLINES 28.04.17 and 17.11.17)
  • After receiving the course offer, submit course preferences using the Course Selection Form  
  • Complete the on-line application for accommodation (NO DEADLINE BUT BOOK EARLY TO ENSURE AVAILABILITY)
  • Accept the Accommodation Contract and pay the deposit (DEADLINE WITHIN TWO WEEKS OF ROOM OFFER)
  • Check information at and note the date of Arrival Day
  • Apply for Visa
  • Book flight(s) (NOT via Dublin) to arrive on Arrival Day
  • Complete the Airport Collection Request
  • Log into the Student Record Management portal (MyHope) after you receive the ‘Log In and Password’ details (early September)
  • Complete the course Registration task
  • Check your Liverpool Hope email account for messages
  • Join Liverpool Hope International Buddies

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Key Dates


Arrival Day

Orientation Programme

Start of Teaching

Last Day of Teaching

Exam dates

(full year students on an honours degree course)

End of Accommodation Contract

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Sem 2





21.05.18 to 01.06.18