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 (admissions) (international) (student support) (registration)

By post
University of Bedfordshire
University Square

Before you arrive


Welcome to the University of Bedfordshire. We look forward to meeting you. All new students will be issued with a full schedule of 'welcome' sessions and events to attend. These schedules will be available a few weeks before your arrival.

What to do before you arrive

  • Apply for your student loan (if not already done) at
  • 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 register via e:Vision at
  • View/print your welcome schedule from Please select the Foundation Year, Undergraduate or Postgraduate box and find your schedule in the A-Z list.
  • Joining instructions are sent to you by email
  • Find your reading lists at

Remember to bring with you to your registration session

  • Your offer letter,
  • Passport/Visa/photo driving licence/national identity card/birth certificate (with letter confirming your address)
  • Original qualification certificates
  • A printed or saved PDF version of your registration certificate (e:Vision online registration)
  • Student Loan/Finance
  • A sponsorship or scholarship letter (if relevant)
  • DBS check and health check (Healthcare students only)

Timetable of welcome events for students arriving from outside the UK

Go to welcome information for students arriving from outside the UK

Further questions?

Call us on our dedicated helpline on +44 (0)1582 743022.

You can also contact us via: online chat or email:

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