Induction and enrolment - Once you're here - University of Derby

Induction and enrolment

Welcome week, induction and enrolment

Airport pick up

We run a free transport service for our international students at the start of term. We can pick you up from the following airports: Heathrow, Manchester and East Midlands.

Welcome Event

We have welcome events taking place for all new students.

At Derby our event is held on Wednesday 11 January 2017 from 9:00-11:00 and at Buxton on Thursday 12 January at 15:00.

Derby Welcome January 2017

Buxton Welcome January 2017

Our welcome events include tours of the city and local areas, document checks and advice to get you prepared for your studies. You will also have the opportunity to meet support service staff who can help you during your time at the University.

We look forward to meeting you. If you have any questions or if you have any problems with the above form please email internationalstudentcentre@derby.ac.uk.

Your induction

In the induction sessions you will meet your subject leaders or academic counsellors, and other students on your course. They will help you to choose the right modules for you and give you information about your course.

Your subject leader will discuss your choice of modules with you during your induction.

Enrolling on your course

You will need to enrol on your course to become a registered student at the university.

If you don't enrol, you won't be able to use our facilities or attend lectures, and you won't receive any credit for the work you do.

You must bring these documents with you when you enrol:

Please note that you will not be able to complete your enrolment unless you provide all of the below.

  • your passport and visa
  • your module selection form - completed and signed by your tutor or academic counsellor (you will recieve this during your induction)

 If you're a European Union (EU) undergraduate student, you will also need to bring your confimation letter from the Student Finance Services European Team that confirms that you have a loan or grant to help you to pay your tuition fees.

If you're an exchange student, you will also need to bring the letter that you received from us confirming that you're an exchange student.