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5 things to do before you get to SHU!

By JordanBrowzer 17 Jul 2019

With loads of things to plan and remember, preparing for uni can be an exciting yet stressful time!

But try not to stress too much - we've got your back with our 5 step guide of essential things you need to do before you get to Sheffield Hallam:

1. Pre-enrol online
Look out for an email about 3 weeks before you arrive, which will tell you exactly what to do. If you don't receive an email, contact You'll need to print out your pre-enrolment summary and bring it with you.

2. Health Checks & Vaccinations
Book an appointment at your doctor to have your two MMRs and MenACWY vaccines. It's probably worth getting a check up at your dentist too. Remember, if you're moving to Sheffield you can register with our medical centre before you arrive.

3. Living in halls? Complete SHUstart
Login to the SHU Accommodation Portal and complete SHUstart Welcome. Once you've completed SHUstart you'll be able to book your arrival time at your hall and arrange to collect your keys.

4. Top up you SHUcard

When you get here you'll be given your SHUcard, which can be used to pay for things around campus. You can even load money onto your SHUcard before you arrive. Keep an eye on your emails for more info.

5. Download the Apps
Make sure you never miss a trick:

SHU Browzer - for everything happening at SHU and in Sheffield. Packed full of the latest news, guides, offers, events and info.

SHUgo - for everything you need at uni. Access your uni email, view your timetable and grades, top up your SHUcard and more!

Enjoy the ride - you'll be here before you know it!