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When you arrive

Things to do on arrivals day

  • Collect your accommodation keycard

    Colchester

    When you arrive, there's lot to do - but the first thing is to collect your keycard if you'll be living in University accommodation, then get moving your stuff in! Know where to go to collect your keycard.

    Southend

    When you arrive in Southend you will need to collect your keys from University Square reception, which is open 24 hours a day.

  • Registration

    Registration is when you become an official student member of the University, for life!

    You must register in person when you arrive so that you can start your course.