Congratulations on receiving an offer to study at Liverpool Hope University!
Liverpool Hope has a wide range of degree options and it provides a great location to live and study with a top-flight academic team, comprehensive student support service and the latest facilities. Hope has over 400 course combinations for our students to choose from which means your Degree can be tailored exclusively to your individual needs, making it the most flexible way to study. Here is lots of advice on what you need to do after receiving an offer from Liverpool Hope University.
The UK Council for International Student Affairs (UKCISA) is the UK's national advisory body serving the interests of International Students and those who work with them. UKCISA has useful advice for International Students preparing to begin their studies in the UK. Visit the UKCISA website for information on:
The British Council have also published a booklet called Creating Confidence that contains lots of important information for students planning on studying in the UK. Students are advised to print off a copy and read the information prior to leaving their home country.
The UKCISA document 'Keeping Healthy' contains lots of advice on looking after yourself, as well as practical information on how to obtain medical treatment.
Endsleigh, in association with UKCISA, has produced an insurance policy specifically designed for International Students. You should consider purchasing both Possessions Insurance, to protect belongings, and medical insurance to protect yourself. Both can be provided by Endsleigh.
If you are not entitled to treatment under the National Health Service, you should make sure you have adequate medical insurance to cover medical costs, if you fall ill, and also to cover the additional possible costs resulting from illness. These can be substantial, and include:
Even if you are entitled to free National Health Service treatment whilst in the UK, you should consider taking out insurance which covers the above additional costs.
European Economic Area (EEA) nationals can receive National Health Service care while in the UK and should obtain a European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) before coming to the UK.
The UK also has Reciprocal Health Care Agreements for:
For information about Fees and Payments, including deadlines and how to pay, please go to the Fees and Payments section. Additional information can be found on the UKCISA ('Fees, Funding & Student Support') website.