EU students FAQs
I’m from Germany and I require a certificate of enrolment for the German authorities. How do I get one?
Download this blank certificate of enrolment This can then be signed and stamped by staff in the Student and Programmes Centre (B14)
How do I register with a doctor?
A list of local GP’s can be found here.
Do I need health insurance?
You should obtain an EHIC card but we recommend that you also take out private insurance. This should be arranged before you travel.
When will I receive my results?
Results will be formally published at the end of the academic year, a copy of your letter and transcript will be posted to your registered home address. Results will also be available on moodle as soon as they are confirmed.
How can I get my diploma supplement?
We do not issue diploma supplements currently. Your letter and transcript is your full record of study with us.
How can I find out the UK equivalent grade of my marks?
Check out our guide on Grade Translation Guidance and Scales but translation of your marks is the responsibility of your home university.
How do I book accommodation?
Once we have made you an offer, we will send you your offer letter by email and post. This will include your Student ID which you will need to use to register and apply for accommodation, if you require it. To register and apply and for further information check out our accommodation pages. Accommodation is available from a week before the start of Induction/Enrolment week – please ensure you arrange with the Accommodation Office when you will be arriving.
Where can I open a bank account?
First make an appointment with the bank of your choice, remember to give yourself a couple of days grace because you will need to take with you a confirmation letter (obtained from Student Programme Centre, B14 which can take up to 48 hours and your passport as proof of identity.
How can I get a SIM card for my mobile phone/Where can I buy a mobile phone?
PAY AS YOU GO sim cards can be purchased from any of the network shops (EE, Vodafone Three O2) in the town centre or from Tesco’s, Sainsbury’s and Asda supermarkets.
Will there be “orientation” or Induction?
For students starting in September, there is a compulsory induction week the week before lectures begin. During this week you will attend a welcome assembly, meet your lecturers, your fellow course students and have the opportunity to have a tour of the library.
When will I enrol?
A: You will receive a pre-enrolment email in August/September which you should complete (these are sent in batches so don’t worry if you don’t receive yours at the same time as others). In-person enrolment, as well as induction week/Freshers’ Week, will take place from Monday 26th September 2016. Lectures commence the following week.
- By Coach (National Express) - If you fly into Manchester Airport you can catch the coach direct.
- By Train - log on to the trainline it will show you a number of times for the trains, how many changes, it even shows the platform numbers for the connecting train enabling you to arrange your journey to suit your flight times.
By Airport Shuttle – The University uses a company called Go Direct owned by Clive Thompson. Whether you are travelling alone or in a group by contacting Clive you will be able to negotiate a price for collection from the airport to Wrexham
Clive Thompson – 07926 676307 or 01978 355962
Where do I come to when I arrive at Glyndwr University?
If you are starting in September, a few weeks before the start of term the induction pages will show, based on your course, where you need to go on arrival on the first day of term. You will either need go to your subject base room or to the William Aston Hall (located next to Main Reception) for 9am.
What should I bring with me on my first day at university?
At enrolment you will be required to show your identify document (photographic id such as a passport or driving licence), your transcripts of results/certificates and a copy of your offer letter. Make sure you bring paper and pens so you can take notes. You may also wish to bring a bottle of water (getting to know your fellow students can be thirsty work!) and some cash to buy a drink and lunch.