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An exciting challenge

Moving to a new country as a student is a life-changing event, full of new and exciting challenges.

There are so many new experiences to look forward to, including making friends from all over the world, learning a new language, and visiting places you’ve never been.

All the changes and challenges you will experience after you arrive in your new home are exciting, but they are also a lot to adjust to. It is not unusual to feel a little lost, homesick and overwhelmed by all the cultural differences you may come across.

At INTO we have years of experience helping international students just like you to adjust to living and studying in the UK.


"I feel happy, honestly, because I always knew I was going to come to the UK to study. It was always my dream so I felt really happy getting on the plane and coming here. It was really good, it was a good feeling."

Comfort from Nigeria
Studying International Foundation Science and Engineering at INTO Manchester

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"Going to the UK was something I always wanted to do and when I got onto the plane, the first feeling that I got was excitement because I am going to a country where it is full of history and culture."

Hamza from Jordan
Studying International Foundation in Business and Economic with Accounting at INTO City, University of London

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"I was feeling a bit homesick but that was only for two or three days and you always have your INTO support, your friends that you've made during your INTO education and you always have them to support you."

Assan from Kazakhstan
Studying International Year One Business Management at INTO Manchester

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The best support

All our facilities have been set up with you and your needs in mind. At every INTO Centre we have supportive staff who will be able to help you find your feet, and help you to adjust. They will also be able to offer you advice on everything from where to find the best fish and chips to managing your workload.

At each centre, we set up events and activities to introduce you to fellow students who will also be getting to know the local area. 

Your safety and wellbeing are important to us, and we do everything to ensure that you feel welcome and secure in your new home away from home. Someone is available 24/7 should you have any concerns. We do our best to make sure that your experience with us is something you will never forget.

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