Frequently Asked Questions

for Inbound Students

Going abroad is always connected with planning and many questions. We know that you have a lot on your mind, so please look through our frequently asked questions below. These are all 'real life' queries that have been asked by previous exchange/study abroad students. If you cannot find the answer to your question, please contact the Inbound Team in Study Abroad & Exchange (SAE) who will be happy to assist you in planning your stay at Regent's.

For information on preparing for your trip, you can download our Study Abroad Pre-Arrival Guide.


Is my home institution a Partner or Affiliate of Regent’s University London?

If not, can I still apply?

Which courses can I chose as study abroad/ exchange student?

What kind of credits does Regent's award?

How do I apply?

What's the application deadline?

What are the term dates?

What are the fees?

What is the average cost of living in London?

Is there an application fee?

Is there any English language support available for me?

How can I find the detailed module syllabi?

I am quite worried about going abroad. Does Regent's have some sort of support team that I can speak to before I make my mind up to apply?

Is there any accommodation available in London?


When will I get my timetable?

Is it possible to change my timetable?

When will I receive my acceptance letter?

Do I need a visa to study abroad?

Do I need travel or health insurance?

How do I find accommodation?

How can I travel around London? What is an Oyster Card?

Should I open a bank account? How?

Is there a Facebook group for incoming exchange and study abroad students?

What should I bring?

Do I need to complete online enrolment?

Does the university organise any trips or excursions?


Is Induction/Orientation compulsory? What does it involve?

How do I get my Arrival Certificate signed?

How can I get a letter to confirm I am a student at Regent’s University London? I need it for council tax purposes/to open a bank account.

What is a 'learning agreement'?

During the term

What is the attendance policy at Regent’s University London?

Where will my classes take place?

How are classes assessed?

What is ECTS?

After your term

When will I receive my results from my term abroad? What kind of credits have I earned?

Where can I get my Departure Certificate signed?