10 Key things to do when you arrive
1. Go to your accommodation
Your student arrivals team at the airport will show you the way to your Queen's accommodation where you can offload your luggage and make yourself at home after your long journey.
2. Call home
Let them know you’ve arrived safely. You can do this using the payphones at your Queen's accommodation.
International calling cards are on sale in the Students’ Union. You can Skype from your Queen's accommodation.
It’s easy to forget to eat in all the excitement.
So grab a bite to eat – there’s lots of info on finding food and shopping for the things you like in our living in Belfast section.
4. Discover the Student Guidance Centre
They’re waiting to meet you!
They have all the answers to your questions and can give you great advice on settling in and finding your way.
5. Get enrolled
The International Student Support team will know what you need to do.
If you’re a non-EU/EEA/Swiss national, you’ll need to complete a Right to Study check and they can do that for you.
6. Check out the library
Once you’ve got your student card, you can head over to the McClay Library.
Here you will meet the staff who can show you how to make the most of this amazing resource.
7. Take a tour
Led by some of our current students this tour is a great opportunity to find your way around and ask any questions.
8. Open a bank account
Once you're fully enrolled you can open up a bank account.
9. Get to know Queen's
There’s always lots to see and do at Queen’s – and having a good network of friends is an essential balance to your studies.
So check out what’s on and when it's taking place, and sign up for the things that interest you the most.
10. Get to know Belfast
The International Student Support team have organised lots of things for you to do to discover the city.
If you’d like to get going and find out more for yourself, you can start planning trips and find out what’s on at Visit Belfast.