Key Dates

We know that moving to the UK is definitely not an easy feat and that is why we are here to help you out! Our Freshers’ Guide will answer most of your queries regarding student registration, how to set up a bank account, where to eat and much more! If you still have any queries, do not hesitate to contact any one of us.

Date Event Venue Time
Saturday, 22 July 2017 British Council Pre-Departure Briefing Singapore Polytechnic Convention Centre 2pm – 6:30pm
Saturday, 12 August 2017 OAL Leeds Pre-Departure Briefing National Library Building 2pm – 5pm
Saturday, 19 August 2017  Leeds SingSoc Freshers’ Meet & Greet Botanic Gardens (TBC) Afternoon
Monday, 21 August 2017 – Wednesday, 23 August 2017 SingSoc Freshers’ Orientation Camp National Service Resort & Country Club (NSRCC)
Saturday, 26 August 2017 Warwick Summer Games 2017 Republic Polytechnic 1:30pm – 8:30pm
Monday, 18 September 2017 – Friday, 22 September 2017 University of Leeds Intro Week + Freshers’ Week Leeds All Week
During this busy period, make sure you do the following:

• Collect Biometric Residence Permits (BRP)

• Complete student registration

• Collect Student ID

• Register at a local medical practitioner

• Set up a bank account

Monday, 25 September 2017 Semester 1 Teaching Starts University of Leeds
Week of 25 September 2017 Leeds SingSoc Freshers’ City Tour & Dinner Around Leeds + Venue of dinner TBC All Day + Evening
Early October 2017 Leeds SingSoc Otley Run Leeds Evening
Early October 2017 Quintuplet Meet & Greet University of Leeds Evening
Early October 2017 Quintuplet Freshers’ Initiation The Wire (TBC) Evening