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Arriving late

Information for students arriving after Welcome Week

If you will be arriving at King's after Welcome Week (16-22 September 2019), you must complete the steps below. 

  • Inform your academic department that you will be late
  • Contact your hall of residence (if applicable) 
  • Complete online enrolment and collect your student ID once you arrive
  • Watch videos of induction talks

We strongly encourage all students to arrive during Welcome Week or as close to those dates as possible in order for you to have the best start to your course. 

Term-Time Enrolment Sessions 

If you arrive outside of Welcome Week in September or January, you can enrol at one of our regular enrolment sessions held each week throughout the year. Please be aware that these sessions do not run during any main enrolment period.


 every Tuesday and Thursday


 2pm - 4:30pm


 4th Floor, Bush House (South East Wing)

What to bring:

You must ensure you bring the following documents to any Term-Time Enrolment session:

  • Your Welcome Email (the email you were sent inviting you to complete your enrolment process)
  • Evidence of permission to enrol late (where your programme has already commenced)
  • Photo ID (as detailed below)
  • UK/EU/EEA/Swiss Passport holders - please bring one of the following original photo documents
    • passport; or
    • photo driving license; or
    • National Identity card.
  •  Non UK/EU/EEA/Swiss Passport holders
    • the passport that you used to gain entry into the UK, which will contain any visa information that we require
    • any separate Biometric card issued by the Home Office
    • If you are currently applying for a Visa from inside the UK, you must bring evidence of your visa application. (NB. If you applied for your visa outside the UK, you need to wait for the visa to be granted before you travel)

If you have any questions, please email

Have you visited our other webpages for information about your arrival?

When you arrive

When you arrive

Collect your Student ID Card and attend your academic induction.

Your first weeks

Your first weeks

Start your academic programme, meet your personal tutor, and sign up for clubs and societies.

Watch Welcome Week Videos from previous years

Academic Culture in the UK (Welcome Week 2017)



Immigration for Tier 4 Visa Students (Welcome Week 2017)



Studying in England: A Guide for EU/EEA Students (Welcome Week 2017)