Inbound FAQs

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.


How can I apply to study abroad?

How do I know if Regent's has a study abroad or exchange agreement with my home university?

If my home university doesn't have an agreement with Regent's, can I still apply?

What's the application deadline?

Is there an application fee?

What are the tuition fees?

Do I need to pay a deposit to secure my place?

Which courses can I choose as a study abroad/exchange student?

How can I find the detailed module syllabi?

What credits will I earn during my time at Regent's?

What are the term dates?

What is the average cost of living in London?

Is there any English language support available to me?

I am quite worried about going abroad. Does Regent's have a support team that I can speak to before I decide to apply?

Do you offer on-campus accommodation?


When will I receive my offer letter?

Do I need a visa to study abroad?

I am only staying for 1 term. Can I apply for a Tier-4 visa?

When will I get my timetable?

Is it possible to change my timetable?

Do I need travel or health insurance?

How do I find accommodation?

How can I apply for a London Travel Card (Oyster Card)?

Do I need to complete the online enrolment prior to my arrival?

Does the university organise any trips or excursions?


Is Induction/Orientation compulsory? What does it involve?

How do I get my arrival certificate and learning agreement 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 and/or to open a bank account.

During your term

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

Where will my classes take place?

How are classes assessed?

After your term

When will I receive the results and transcripts for my study abroad programme?

How do I get my departure certificate signed?