ARRIVING AT DONCASTER COLLEGE
What to bring
-Passport (make a copy as well)
-Travel and insurance documents
-Letters from the college
-Enough cash to last for your first two weeks. It
can be a good idea to bring (pounds sterling) travellers'
cheques as well.
*Please note that new EU rules state that you should make
a declaration if you bring more than 10,000 euros (or
equivalent) in cash (including cheques, bankers' drafts and
travellers' cheques). There is a fine of up to £5,000 if you do not
-Clothes suitable for cold weather, as it can be chilly
in autumn, winter and spring in England.
-You may want to bring plates, pans, cutlery, bedding,
towels and household goods, although you can buy these things
when you arrive. Please see the accommodation
section for detailed information about this.
-It is a good idea to bring a small amount of food when for
when you first arrive (the nearest supermarket to our residential
campus is a short bus ride away).
-Personal items such as toiletries
-An alarm clock
-Photographs of your friends and family
-If you are going to stay in student accommodation with an
internet connection, it is a good idea to bring an ethernet cable
to save buying one when you arrive.
Remember that most things can be bought cheaply
from the various shops in and around Doncaster
What not to bring
Please do not bring foreign adapter plugs, as these are not
tested to British standards and are not allowed in the halls of
residence for health and safety reasons.
Please be aware that you should not bring meat, fish, honey,
dairy products, plants, parts of plants or trees, soil
or seeds with you as these are restricted by UK & EU
customs regulations. For more information, please see http://www.defra.gov.uk.