Prepare for Your First Day

Read the emails from the university and your school again so that you know exactly what you have to bring and where you should go. You'll also find details within your school and programme pages.

Plan your journey

Check out the travel planner and google map.

What's happening during induction week?

Check your school and programme pages for details. Further information is available at Welcome to GCU.

What do I need to bring on my first day at GCU?

  • Payment schedule letter from Student Loans Company (if applicable) - get this scanned when you collect your card so we can confirm of your attendance to Student Loans Company.
  • Award letter – to confirm your attendance to SLC if you don’t have a payment schedule letter
  • Your passport or UK driver’s licence – if you are a UK or EU student
  • Your passport showing stamp on entry to UK and Biometric Immigration Document (or letter from the Home Office if you've been told to collect your BID on campus) - if you are an International Student

Now you're prepared...

Find out what will be happening on your first few weeks at university.