Contact Us

By telephone
During office hours
(Monday-Friday 08:30-17:00)
+44 (0)1234 400 400

Outside office hours
(Campus Watch)
+44 (0)1582 74 39 89

By email
admission@beds.ac.uk (admissions)
international@beds.ac.uk (international)
sid@beds.ac.uk (student support)
help@beds.ac.uk (registration)
erasmus@beds.ac.uk (exchanges)

By post
University of Bedfordshire
University Square
Luton
Bedfordshire
UK, LU1 3JU

Before you arrive

Welcome to the University of Bedfordshire. We look forward to meeting you.

You will receive several emails from us in the run up to arriving on campus. Please read them!

The Admissions team will send information about signing up to the course and your fees.

After you've accepted the offer, you'll receive an email from joining@beds.ac.uk with a link to access online registration. You can do this from home, from a smart phone. Do it before you arrive.


What to do before you arrive

  • Apply for your student loan (if not already done) at www.gov.uk/student-finance
  • Make sure you've arranged and paid for your accommodation
  • Complete DBS and health check (Healthcare students only)
  • Send details of second referee (Healthcare students only)
  • Complete online registration via e:Vision at evision.beds.ac.uk (Instructions will be sent to you in an email from joining@beds.ac.uk)
  • Find your reading lists at readinglists.beds.ac.uk

Your registration session

Directions to find your registration session date and time will be stated in the email you receive from joining@beds.ac.uk

Remember to bring with you:

  • Your offer letter
  • Passport/Visa/photo driving licence (with two other documents showing the contact name and address)/national identity card
  • Original qualification certificates
  • A printed or saved PDF version of your pre-registration certificate (e:Vision online registration)
  • Evidence of the application for Student Loan/Finance
  • A sponsorship or scholarship letter (if relevant)
  • DBS check and health check (Healthcare students only)

Welcome schedules and your course timetable

  • View/print your welcome week schedule from www.beds.ac.uk/welcome
    Please make a selection from Foundation Year, Undergraduate, or Postgraduate study and find your schedule in the A-Z list.
  • Where can I see my course timetable?
    Timetables will be located at www.beds.ac.uk/timetable
  • Timetable information will also be distributed at academic (course) induction. Timetables can be obtained by course or individual unit, by term (generally undergraduate), semester (generally postgraduate) or whole academic year.

Timetable of welcome events for students arriving from outside the UK

Go to welcome information for students arriving from outside the UK

Further questions?

Find some answers in our Frequently Asked Questions

You can also contact us via: online chat or email: help@beds.ac.uk

Supporting new students

Bedfordshire University

Student Experience» Studying at Bedfordshire» Welcome new students» Before you arrive