This article will provide the steps to follow in order to register.

  On-campus (including colleges) International (i.e. non-EEA) students

 

How to complete the registration processes for new International (i.e. non-EEA) students

To become a student at the University of Portsmouth it is necessary for you to register onto your course. Steps 1, 2 and 3 will need to be undertaken before you start your course, and step 4 and 5 either prior to or at the start of term.

If you are returning to the University after completing a course without any study break, and you have been allocated an account in the past, you do not need to complete step 1.

Step 1 – Get your username and password

Visit www.port.ac.uk/studentaccount to retrieve your University computer username and password.  You will be asked for your Student ID Number and date of birth.  Following the successful retrieval of your computer account you can access your student Google email, MyPort and other essential IT services.

Step 2 – Complete the Registration Form and apply for your Student Card

Once you have your student account details you should complete the Registration Form and apply for your Student Card.

To complete the Registration Form go to www.port.ac.uk/register and follow the instructions to commence your registration.

If you receive an ‘Incorrect login credentials’ message when logging into the registration system, you are able to reset your password at www.port.ac.uk/studentaccount or contact the Service Desk on 023 9284 7777 or email servicedesk@port.ac.uk for assistance. If you receive an alternate error message when trying to access the registration form, please contact our Registration team directly on regform@port.ac.uk or 023 9284 7744.

 

To apply for your Student Card go to www.port.ac.uk/studentcard to complete the application form; this will allow you to access University buildings and services. If you are not studying on-site you may not wish to apply for a Student Card. However, if you wish to use the library’s facilities you will need a Student Card. Step 5 explains how you can collect your Student Card.

When you have completed your Registration Form and applied for your Student Card, check your student Google email to receive confirmation that you have successfully submitted both forms.

Step 3 – Personal Identification (ID) ​and Course Entry Qualification ​check

 

If these have not yet been provided when applying to the University, please email scanned copies of your Personal ID and relevant qualification documentation to confirmation@port.ac.uk. If you are unsure which qualifications are required, please email confirmation@port.ac.uk for clarification.

 

You will not be registered onto your course, or able to obtain your Student card until you complete the Registration Form, provide personal identification and a valid term time address.

 

Please see our ‘Important Registration and Tuition Fee Information’ leaflet at our ‘Where can I find tuition fee policies and procedures?’ article.

 

Step 4 – Travelling to the UK

 

Please ensure that you have all travel and immigration documents in your hand luggage with you when you travel to the UK.

If you have any questions relating to your arrival you can email international.office@port.ac.uk or visit our Preparing to Travel web page.

 

Step 5 – Attend a Registration Event

As soon as you arrive in the UK, please attend a registration session at the earliest possible date bringing with you the following personal identification documents to register with the University: 

-          Passport

 

-          Vignette/visa (30 day vignette where applicable)

 

-          If you have applied for fresh entry clearance (overseas) to continue your studies with the University of Portsmouth, you will be issued with a Biometric Residence Permit (BRP) on arrival to the UK. Please check your ‘Home Office Letter of Authority’ (decision letter) to identify the collection point for your Biometric Residence Permit (BRP)

=         If it states the Post Office, please take your passport and Home Office Letter of Authority to the Post Office in Slindon Street, Portsmouth, PO1 1AB; please collect from the Post Office before you register with the University.

Post Office opening times:  Monday – Saturday 09:00 – 17:30 (Tuesdays 09:30-17:30)

=         If you have applied for a visa extension in the UK, via the International Student Advisers service, your BRP will be sent directly to the team and they will contact you when it is ready to collect. If you have applied for a visa extension independently then your BRP will be sent to the address stipulated on the application form.

 

=         If you have selected the University of Portsmouth address as your collection point for the BRP, this will be issued to you at registration.

 

-          Provide a valid term time address

 

If you are a Tier 4 General Student, sponsored by the University of Portsmouth, the University will inform the Home Office of your non-arrival within 10 working days of the final date of registration and your leave in the UK will be cancelled.  

Further Information

When you arrive at Portsmouth you will be required to produce your personal identification (ID); this must be your current passport and visa. Your Faculty will advise you during your first week’s activities with the time and venue for you to show us your ID and qualification certificates.   

If you have applied for your Student Card you will be able to collect it at the point where your ID and term time address details are checked.    

 

Where to take your Personal Identification (ID) and Term Time Address

 

Please take your ID and Qualification documentation and details of your Term Time Address to the following locations on these scheduled days:

Orientation Week (Monday 11th September – Friday 22nd September)

 

Day

Time

Room

Monday 11th – Friday 15th September

10:00 – 16:00

Park Building, Room 0.13

 

Induction Week (Monday 11th September - Friday 22nd September)

 

Day

Time

Room

Monday 18th – Thursday 21st September

10:00 – 16:00

Park Building, Room 0.13

Friday 22nd September

10:00 – 16:00

Park Building, Room 0.17

 

Monday 9th October

 

Day

Time

Room

Monday 9th October

10:00 – 16:00

Park Building, Room 0.17

 

Tuesday 10th October – Friday 15th December

 

Day

Time

Room

Mondays – Thursdays

09:00 – 16:00

University House, Registry Counter

Fridays

09:00 – 15:30

University House, Registry Counter

 

 

 

 

 Off-campus (i.e. distance learning) International (i.e. non-EEA) students

 

How to complete the registration processes for new International (i.e. non-EEA) students

 

To become a student at the University of Portsmouth it is necessary for you to complete the Registration Form before your course start date and provide personal identification (ID) and evidence of your course entry qualifications. You will be notified of the date when you can register online.

 

If you are returning to the University after completing a course without any study break, and you have been allocated an account in the past, you do not need to complete step 1.  

 

Step 1 – Get your username and password

 

Visit www.port.ac.uk/studentaccount to retrieve your University computer username and password.  You will be asked for your Student ID Number and date of birth.  Following the successful retrieval of your computer account you can access your student Google email, MyPort and other essential IT services.

 

Step 2 – Complete the Registration Form and apply for your Student Card

 

Once you have your student account details you should complete the Registration Form and apply for your Student Card.

 

To complete the Registration Form go to www.port.ac.uk/register and follow the instructions to commence your registration.

 

If you receive an ‘Incorrect login credentials’ message when logging into the registration system, you are able to reset your password at www.port.ac.uk/studentaccount or contact the Service Desk on 023 9284 7777 or email servicedesk@port.ac.uk for assistance. If you receive an alternate error message when trying to access the registration form, please contact our Registration team directly on regform@port.ac.uk or 023 9284 7744.

 

To apply for your Student Card go to www.port.ac.uk/studentcard to complete the application form; this will allow you to access University buildings and services. ​As you are not on-campus you may not wish to apply for a Student Card,​ ​h​owever, if you wish to use the library’s facilities you will need a Student Card. 

 

When you have completed your Registration Form and applied for your Student Card (if required), check your student Google email to receive confirmation that you have successfully submitted both forms.

 

If you have applied for a Student Card your Department/School will send it to you when you have completed the Registration Form and they have received evidence of your ID and qualifications.

 

Step 3 –  Step 3 – Personal Identification (ID) ​and Course Entry Qualification ​check

 

You are required to produce personal identification (ID) and evidence of your course entry qualifications. Please email your documentation to the addresses as shown below, if this information has not already been provided. You will not be registered onto your course until your ID and qualifications are provided.

 

Please see our ‘Important Registration and Tuition Fee Information’ leaflet at our ‘Where can I find tuition fee policies and procedures?’ article.

 

Where to send your Personal Identification (ID) and Term Time Address

 

Please email your Personal Identification (ID) and Term Time Address details to the following email addresses:

 

Faculty

Department / School

Contact Details

Creative & Cultural Industries

ALL

cci-enquiries@port.ac.uk

Humanities and Social Sciences

Languages & Area studies – Postgraduate students

slaspg@port.ac.uk

Languages & Area studies – Undergraduate students

slasenquiries@port.ac.uk

School of Education and Childhood Studies

secsregistry@port.ac.uk

Criminal Justice Studies – Postgraduate students

icjs-pgdl@port.ac.uk 

Criminal Justice Studies – Undergraduate students

icjs-dlug@port.ac.uk 

Social, Historical & Literary Studies – Postgraduate students

sshls-masters@port.ac.uk

Social, Historical & Literary Studies – Undergraduate students

sshls@port.ac.uk 

Business and Law

ALL

bus-pgrad@port.ac.uk

Science

Psychology

psychology@port.ac.uk

SHSSW

SHSSW@port.ac.uk

Technology

Engineering

eng-office@port.ac.uk

Computing and Maths

cam-admin@port.ac.uk

Learning at Work

Learningatwork@port.ac.uk

 

 

Where to send your Qualifications

 

If these have not yet been provided when applying to the University, please email scanned copies of your relevant documentation to confirmation@port.ac.uk. If you are unsure which qualifications are required, please email confirmation@port.ac.uk for clarification.

 

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