Transitioning into Life in the UK

cambridge3Moving to a foreign country for study can be an exciting yet challenging time. The following links may help you with your transition to living and studying in the UK.

Culture Shock
British Life and Culture
Cambridge Climate
Current Cambridge Weather
Finding the necessities in Cambridge

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Westfield Student Body

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British Education


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The British Education system, including at Westfield House, is different to what you might be used to in your home country. The following links may help you to more easily make the transition into UK-style learning.

Study Tips
Supervision System
Divinity Faculty Marking Criteria
British Spelling Guide

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Finances

cambridge5You will have all the usual life expenses while studying at Westfield House. Read more to learn how to formulate a budget for yourself and avoid unwelcome financial surprises.

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UK Health Care

cambridge4During your studies at Westfield House, you may need medical treatment. The UK National Health System (NHS) is a good and free (depending upon the treatment) health care provider. Often international students and study abroad students qualify to receive treatment with the NHS.

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Immigration and Visa Information

Trinity College, Cambridge

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Travel and Transportation

St John's College backs

Throughout the UK

National Rail
National Express

Around Cambridge

Bicycle (the best overall way to get around Cambridge)
Cambridge City Bus Timetables and Fares
Interactive Bus Route Map