Getting a head start

Confirming your place & enrol

Getting ready to arrive


Book a place on our Get Ahead Summer School!

The Get Ahead! Event is an opportunity for you to experience the University of Bolton and meet other students before you start your course. Join us for one day, either on the 2 or 6 September, for an informative and informal day where you can participate in activities and gain an understanding of what to expect when studying at the university.

Monday 2 Sept. 2019Friday 6 Sept. 2019

Get your finance sorted

If you are having difficulty managing your finances whilst studying at university, we can help you work through your problems with budgeting and money management sessions. Learn how to manage your finances and avoid getting into debt. We act as a referral agency allowing you to get in-touch with the right people.

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Accommodation advice

Living in halls of residence creates unforgettable memories. You’ll learn to live independently and make new friends.

Halls of residence

Be social

We are on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter (some schools have their own pages) but get connected to stay up-to-date and help meet new friends.

International pre-arrival checklist

There is the obvious stuff like the charger for your phone, toothbrush and maybe a pen, but don’t forget the documentation. You are advised to carry the following in your hand luggage (some of this will only apply to international students and not students from the EU).

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  • Valid passport, with visa/UK entry clearance
  • Original documents to prove financial support for tuition fees and maintenance
  • Original offer letter from the university stating home address
  • Originals of any other important documents (e.g. previous qualifications which have been listed in your CAS)
  • Travel insurance details
  • Health certificate/check-up
  • Details of your destination – address/telephone number
  • Proof of purchase for any IT equipment
  • British currency
  • Spare passport-size photographs
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Meeting the conditions of your offer

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Meeting the conditions of your offer

If you have a conditional offer please let us know as soon as you have met your conditions, and we can make your offer unconditional. You can’t enrol until you have an unconditional offer. Please send evidence of your qualifications to ku.ca1571833812.notl1571833812ob@sn1571833812oitac1571833812ifila1571833812uq1571833812

Not met your conditions?

Don’t worry we might still be able to help you.

Please give us a call on 01204 903 394 and we can discuss your individual circumstances.

Once your offer has been made unconditional, you will be sent an invitation to enrol, containing all the information you need.

Enrolment process

Complete online enrolment

Enrolment takes place online and is part of the contract you will form with the University. Please read the ‘Important Information about Enrolment 2019/20’ document here and review the student information policy zone before enrolling.

Your enrolment invite will give you a date for you to come to the University before your course starts so that we can verify your ID, you can collect your student card, activate your access to the library and IT account and attend the Welcome and Induction sessions.

If you have applied for a tuition fee and/or maintenance loan through Student Finance England then we will notify them of your enrolment once we have checked your ID and you have received your student ID card. This will then release the loans into your bank account.

Remember to upload photograph for your Student ID card.

Enrol now*

Gain access and your log-in *from 6 August.

Your Welcome Day agenda

Download your agenda for the Welcome Day.

View your personal timetable**

**You need to enrol first.

Welcome Days

Please save the date below for completing your enrolment and attending your welcome day

Monday  09/09/2019 Teacher Training Full-time Students
Friday 13/09/2019 BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing
Monday 16/09/2019 Bolton School of the Arts and School of Creative Technologies
Tuesday 17/09/2019 Faculty of Health & Wellbeing and School of Sport & Biological Sciences
Wednesday 18/09/2019 Accountancy, Business, School of Law, School of Education & Psychology, School of Engineering and National Centre for Motorsport Engineering (NCME)


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Students’ Union

Meet other students and get involved.


Finding your feet

General guidance about uni life.

Welcome to Bolton

Destination Bolton

Find out more about Bolton.

My Bolton app

Download the MyBolton app

The official app for the University of Bolton, providing useful information, tools, news, events and updates for enquirers, applicants, students, staff and alumni.

For current students using the app will keep you up-to-date with all of the developments on campus and help you manage your day-to-day life on or off campus. You will be able to access your timetable, emails, moodle, library account, calendar, PC availability, advice and support, campus maps, student hub and much more.

LEAP Online

LEAP Online

LEAP Online is designed to support your academic and personal development. Each section contains information, videos and activities where you can earn digital badges by completing the assessments.

Visit LEAP Online