Please ensure that you have worked your way through Part One of the Pre-Arrival Tasks. In Part Two below you will find a number of important documents. Please take you time to read them through carefully in preparation of your arrival to Durham. Thank you.
How to pay your University charges
Managing your Finances
Take time to ensure you have planned your finances for the duration of your degree. Details confirming what you need to do to ensure that you have made the necessary financial arrangements before term begins, the costs involved, along with information concerning the financial support options which may be available to you during your time at University
Endsleigh Insurance Contents Cover
Take a look at the contents insurance which Durham University has arranged for you with Endsleigh. It is important for you to check this cover, so please follow the steps below to ensure you fully understand the protection provided.
Your policy number is HH1288. Please review your policy details and check:
It is important to find out exactly what you are covered for as you may find that contents cover is not sufficient and you need to extend it to protect all of your possessions both inside and outside of your room.
Decide whether you will need to buy a TV licence. This is a legal requirement if you watch live TV through any means in your room.
Book your Covid-19 vaccination
You can now book your Covid-19 vaccine if you are aged 16 or over. The coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccines are safe and effective, and give you and others the best protection against COVID-19. We encourage students to book their vaccination as soon as they are eligible. A number of student FAQs are available on the NHS website here - with information on how to book your vaccine, what to do if you're an international student, and a number of helpful links for more information.
University Fire Safety
Fire Safety in student accommodation is extremely important for all the students at Durham University. Please watch our short video with some simple ‘do’s and don’ts’, on fire safety. Also, advice and information on items that are banned in your accommodation to ensure you are aware of all the risks, and know how to keep yourself and others safe.
If you have any questions about any of the information, or any aspect of coming to Durham, please get in touch with us.
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