Pre-arrival information for students

Starting a graduate degree is exciting and, at times, a little overwhelming. Below we've listed some things you should do before you join us, as you arrive in Oxford, and during your first few weeks here:


Before you arrive

After you arrive

Overseas students


Important Dates for the 2024/25 academic year


  • Sunday 6 October 2024: You need to arrive in Oxford for induction and Freshers Week from Monday 7 October. Some courses require early arrival and your department will inform you if this is the case. 
  • More information to follow soon!


If you have any questions, please do not hestiate to get in touch by emailing