“At the University of Bolton, we take great pride in providing a quality, supportive learning environment for our students.”
Professor George E Holmes DL | President & Vice Chancellor
“...tutors are very supportive and you’re not just a student ID number, at this university you are an individual with a name.”
Ellisse Vernon | BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing
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We can’t wait for you to join us at the University of Bolton. On this page you’ll find everything you need to know to get you ready for starting your journey.
Learn about university life and complete your course induction.
Get involved in our Welcome Activities or book a place onto a campus tour.
Advice and guidance on what you need when studying at the University of Bolton.
Hints and tips on the different types of accommodation available.
After you have completed your enrolment, please explore your Online Induction and take some time to learn about university life and support available to you.
Make sure to access your course induction tile, where you can find important information added by your Programme Tutors.
This information will always be available to you throughout your time at the University so you are always kept up to date.
Remember, you need to complete your enrolment before you can access your online induction.
Now that you’ve received your official offer from the University of Bolton, here is a checklist of the important documentation you’ll need to bring with you to the UK.
Valid passport, with visa/UK entry clearance
Original documentation to prove financial support for tuition fees and maintenance
Original offer letter from the university stating your home address
Original documentation of your academic qualifications as listed on your CAS
Travel and health certificates
Details of your destination, including where you plan on staying in the UK
British currency – you must make sure you have enough money to support yourself for the first few weeks. Please remember there is a limit of how much cash you can bring to the UK so you may also want to bring a debit/credit card
You will also need to collect your BRP card before enrolment. You can collect this at the Post Office located in Bolton (Oxford Street) near the train station. More information on BRP cards can be found here
There are a wealth of support services available to you at Bolton. We’re here to put you first!
Enhance your experience at university. Get involved with events, activities and initiatives.
Take some time before you arrive to make sure you’ve applied for Student Finance and Accommodation and find out as much as you can about studying at Bolton, our friendly town and Student Union activities.
However, you can check your overall course timetable right now by clicking here and searching for your course in the ‘Resources’ bar.
Please note all timetables are provisional and subject to change.
The Library provides access to a huge range of resources to support your studies. Start searching with Discover@Bolton and explore over 200,000 eBooks, a huge selection of online journals and databases, and print book collections at our library sites. The Library also provides a range of study spaces and help and support and runs LEAP Live workshops on a wide range of topics throughout the year.
The University of Bolton is proudly working towards solutions for a better life and is constantly evolving its practices for the good of the students, staff, and community. Together, with small changes, we can make a large enough impact to change the future of sustainability and respond to and manage climate change.
Feeling adventurous? Book a session to the Anderton Centre, an outdoor activity centre based in Rivington.
There are a wide range of activities available including archery, kayaking, paddle boarding, problem-solving and orienteering.Book a session