Additional contacts

UKCISA offers a great variety of information for overseas students including the following topics: UK immigration control; the regulations on fees, awards and loans; financial aid and sources of funding; and your rights as a European Economic Area student studying in the UK.

UK Border Agency
Home Office rules and information on immigration for individuals living in the UK, including downloadable application forms.

British Council 
General information about studying in the UK and provides information on courses, funding, student life and making an application.

Student calculator
A lifestyle calculator developed by UNIAID and designed to help international students plan and manage their finances for study in the UK.

Prepare for Success
Help for students preparing for academic study in the UK.

NARIC provides information on overseas qualifications and comparisons to UK qualifications.

UK Student Life
Information about living, studying and travelling for international students.

Visit Britain
Tips and destinations to visit while you are in the UK.

Visit Attractions
Attractions and days out in the North East of England.

This is Durham
The official tourism website for Durham

National Rail
Book in advance with “Young Persons Railcard” to get a cheaper train ticket.

National Express
Coach Travel is likely to be the cheapest option for travelling around the UK.

Travel Supermarket
Use the ‘compare flights’ tool and find the best value flights for your travel.