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International Arrivals 2022

Welcome and Orientation Week for the new academic year will commence on Monday 26 September.

A small number of our programmes such as the Full-time MBA and PGCE programmes have earlier start dates. If you are planning to start one of these programmes, your School or department will be in touch with you directly about the arrival dates and arrangements.
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Arrival dates and Welcome Service


New International Students - Free Meet and Greet Service on 21 and 22 September 

New international students who arrive at Newcastle Airport on Wednesday 21 or Thursday 22 September can book our free Meet and Greet Service.

If you book this service you will be met at the airport by our Welcome Team who will guide you to your coach for travel to Durham. Once in Durham there will be transport on to your accommodation in college or the private sector.

Please complete this form to book the Meet and Greet Service. You will receive an email confirming your booking. We will send more detailed travel information in early September.

Bookings for the Meet and Greet Service close on Monday 19 September.

Please email if you have any queries about the Meet and Greet Service or your booking.

We look forward to welcoming you to Durham University.


Checklist for New Students

Learn about College information, Student Immigration pages and more

Travelling to Durham

Information about how to get to Durham, accessibility information, and more

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