You will need to collect your BRP card as soon as possible, normally within 10 days of your arrival in the UK. You will have specified a pickup location during your visa application. If you specified the pickup location as the Dundee Post Office, this will be: Post Office, 30 Whitehall St, Dundee DD1 4AF. You can check which collection location you selected either on your Home Office letter or by logging back in to view your visa application summary.
If you did not choose the Dundee Post Office. You can use the branch finder on the website below:Branch finder
When you’ve completed ICD registration you are required to attend a face-to-face registration session before you are fully matriculated as a university student. You are required to bring along with your passport, visa and all documents listed on your CAS to the session. We will send out the face-to-face registration details to you soon.
If you have uploaded your passport photo onto the eVision a week prior to your face-to-face registration, the immigration compliance team will bring your student ID to the face-to-face registration session.
If you haven’t uploaded your passport photo, the immigration compliance team may take a photo for you during the face-to-face registration. It may take up to a week for your student ID card to be available for you at the Enquiry Centre/ICD office.
The introduction session will help you familiarise yourself with the College team, and our facilities and will be an opportunity to meet your classmates. You will receive lots of information that help your study here.
The welcome week in ICD will take place from 11th Sept to 15th Sept. The schedule of events will be sent to all new students once it is confirmed.
University of Dundee’s superfast Wi-Fi network, eduroam, is available throughout the campuses. You’ll also find eduroam in different places across the globe and can use your full username (@dundee.ac.uk) to connect.
Please find the details below:
Some service providers provide new SIM card delivery service to your home country address and all you need to do is activate your SIM card once you arrive in the UK. You can check on the following website and compare the deals:Get a UK SIM Card
You will receive your timetable during the ICD registration. If you are not sure about the details on it, please come to the student experience team and we will be happy to help.
You can check on the link below to find your closest practice.
Contact the local GP practice that you have chosen as soon as possible as there may be limited spaces available.
You will need three forms of identification to register:
- A passport or UK driving licence
- Student ID card
- Documentation with your Dundee address on it (for example, a utility bill or Matriculation Letter from eVision)
You may want to register with a dentist as well. Please find the website below for more information on how to register a dentist in Scotland.Register with a dentist
You’ll need to make sure you have a bank account for coming to University. Some banking advice drop-in sessions will be held during this September intake at the University of Dundee. Please find the website below for more details:Open a UK bank account
If you intend to work part-time during your studies, we advise you to apply for National Insurance – this is a unique personal reference number which will be required for tax and employment purposes. The application takes a maximum of 4 weeks for approval. The NI number comes through the post and it is important that you provide your correct address details to ensure that you don’t lose it.
You can apply for a National Insurance number online using the link below.
You can work in the UK for a maximum of 20 hours per week during term time and full-time during vacations.
You must ensure that you comply with the work restrictions that apply to you, as it is a criminal offence to breach any immigration conditions.
You need to apply for exemption from Council Tax, this is not automatic. If all adults in your household are students you can get 100% exemption from Council Tax. You need to apply yourself or you will be liable to pay Council Tax, this is not automatic.
Please find the details on the website below:Exemption from Council Tax
Go onto the National Entitlement Scotland website below and click apply. You will need the following documents submitted with your application:
- A form of ID (your passport or BRP)
- Proof of your address in Scotland,
- And a photo of yourself.
You may want to download the following apps for free in order to get your best student experience here:
My Dundee and Blackboard
Microsoft Teams apps
The Main Library has an access control system with four security gates regulating both entry and exit. Everyone visiting the building is required to scan a current membership or ID card for access.
Students from the University of Dundee should open the gates using their University of Dundee ID card or barcode tile generated on the University of Dundee app.
For more information please visit the website below.
Absences should be reported to the ICD email (firstname.lastname@example.org) and your tutors by 10 a.m. on the first day of absence.
If you are off for more than one day, you will also need to fill in a self-certification form that will be sent to you. If you are off longer than one week you will be required to get a note from your doctor.
You will get more information during the introduction and will receive a registration pack with details on it.
This information will be included in the introduction to ICD and academic introduction sessions. Students must attend those inductions as compulsory events and reach out to the SET for more help.
Please reach out on our email: email@example.com
Dundee University Students’ Association known as DUSA is committed to creating an environment in which all staff, volunteers and members are supported to continuously develop their talents, skills, and knowledge. For more details please read the website below:
University of Dundee’s 240+ student societies bring together groups of students who all share the same interest – be that a hobby, belief, or passion. Students can join as many as they want. Please find the details below:
First, you will need to create a CV which will explain things that you are good at, such as your skills, experiences you have and what makes you the right person for a job such as your personality traits. If you need further help you can make an appointment with the university’s Career Services or contact our student support officer to arrange a meeting or attend our employability sessions.
- Accommodation support
- Employability support
- Attendance support General Queries
- Registration and timetables
- Where to go in Dundee
- Academic skills
- Queries about assessment submissions
- Impartial advice about studies
- General questions about course and studies
- Other queries that students prefer to speak to the advisor about
- Cost of Living
- Academic Support
- Health & wellbeing
- International students
- Housing advice
- Keeping Safe
- Students with children
- ISE- Institute of Sport and Exercise – clubs, facilities and sports
- Disability Support
- Careers Services
- Counselling Service
- International Advice Service
- Global Room
- Academic Skills Centre
- Dyslexia Support
- Health Service