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Welcome to Bradford

Congratulations on achieving a place here at the University of Bradford, we're looking forward to your arrival on campus!

On this website you will find everything you need to know before coming to Bradford.

Not studying on campus?

You can also find lots of useful information including details about enrolment and links to available support.

Message from the Vice-Chancellor

I would like to extend a very warm welcome to all new and returning students to the University of Bradford.

You are a student at a university committed to excellence, internationalisation, equality and diversity and sustainability.

I encourage you to take every opportunity to engage in the broader university experience, through the many opportunities provided by our support services and our Students’ Union, and to engage in this vibrant and exciting community and city.

An image of Shirley Congdon, Vice-Chancellor at the University of Bradford.

Professor Shirley Congdon, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Bradford

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Enrolment

Enrolment is an important step in becoming a student here at the University of Bradford - it's the formal contract between you and the University. 

There are two steps to enrolling;

  • Activate your IT account & complete online enrolment
  • Complete a Welcome & ID check

When you have fully completed your enrolment you will be able to access your email account, the University Portal and Canvas, your Virtual Learning Environment. It will also initiate your student loan payments (if applicable).

As part of the process you will receive your student card which allows you to access University buildings and library services. 

University of Bradford staff enroling students.

Activate IT account & complete online enrolment

Activate your IT account

Before you start an email will be sent to you from itservicedesk@bradford.ac.uk with instructions on how to activate your IT account. Please read and follow the steps in this process carefully as you will need this account to use all the University services.

If you don't receive this email before you start, please contact the IT Servicedesk (+44 (0) 1274 233333).

If you are having trouble with your new password you can set a new one here.

Once you've activated your IT account you will be asked to sign in to e:Vision to complete your online enrolment.

Online enrolment

You will be asked to agree to the University's terms and conditions as laid out in the Student Contract as well as confirming your personal details and providing further information. You will also need to upload a photo of yourself for your student card and a copy of your ID.

You don't have to complete online enrolment all in one go, any information you enter will be saved so you can return and finish at a later time.

When you complete the online process you will receive a confirmation email.

If you don't receive this email please contact welcome@bradford.ac.uk.

 

Induction

Your faculty has organised an induction programme for your first couple of weeks with us, it is very important that you attend.

What will my induction involve?

Your induction involves a series of events and classes introducing you to your chosen area of study, as well as to your tutors and fellow students. If you are studying on campus a Welcome & ID check session will take place as part of your induction.

How can I access my induction details?

You can find your induction timetable via this link. 

You should log in or click 'Guest', then click 'Programmes' and select 'ZZ/UNIVERSITY ALL'. Type the name of your programme in the Filter section and select it from the list. Select 'SEMESTER ONE - WELCOME WEEK ONLY' in the Week Range, then click 'View List'.

If you are having issues viewing your induction timetable please use a desktop browser or go here to see the induction timetable master document. This document has the timetables for every programme, just scroll through to find yours.

Programmes that start outside of Welcome Week will have a document with details of what to expect in the programme information section below or on Canvas.

CPD Health students 

You are not expected to attend an induction on campus. An online induction will shortly be available to view on your Faculty webpage. Please search for the timetable for your first module via this link.

You should log in or click 'Guest', then click 'Programmes'. Select your faculty and type the name of your module in the Filter section. Select your module from the list and 'ALL YEAR {TERM TIME}' in the Week Range, then click 'View List'.

Distance learning students 

You are not expected to attend an induction on campus. Further details of what happens next can be found in the programme information section below or on Canvas.

Late Arrivals

Many of our programmes accept late arrivals and we can provide tailored support to help you catch up on any study you have missed. If you think you will be late for the start of your programme you should email latearrival@bradford.ac.uk with your UB number, expected arrival date and the reason for your late arrival.

Non-standard timetables can be found below

Programme information
MSc Advanced Pharmacy Practice (Primary Care) »

Life Sciences, Pharmacy and Medical Sciences
BSc Chemistry Apprentices »

Life Sciences, Chemistry and Biosciences
MSc/PGD Clinical Pharmacy (Secondary Care) »

Life Sciences, Pharmacy and Medical Sciences
PGD Clinical Pharmacy (Primary Care) »

Life Sciences, Pharmacy and Medical Sciences
Direct entry students (Yr 2 & Yr 3) Bridge Programme »

Management Law & Social Sciences, Management
Exchange & ERASMUS (All faculties) »

Engineering & Informatics
Executive Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) »

Management Law & Social Sciences, Management
PGC Innovation, Enterprise and Circular Economy »

Management Law & Social Sciences, Management
Master of Physician Associate Studies »

Life Sciences, Pharmacy and Medical Sciences
Return to Practice »

Health Studies, School of Nursing and Healthcare Leadership
CPD Health - Support for Learning in Practice »

Health Studies, School of Nursing and Healthcare Leadership

International and EU students

With 15% of our students joining us from outside the UK, we are used to giving newcomers to Bradford a very warm welcome.

You can enrol in the Small Hall in the Richmond Building from 11-20 September. After this date please go to the MyBradford desk in foyer of the Richmond Building.

There is lots of useful information to help you get started on our website.

You can also download our pre-arrival booklet and check out our get prepared and getting settled in Bradford webpages for all the information you need before you arrive.

If you have any queries you can contact Vanessa Napolitano, our International Student Adviser on internationalstudents@bradford.ac.uk or call +44 (0) 1274 236954.

Timetables

You can see your programme timetable (or module timetable for CPD Health Studies students) via this link.

If you don't have login details click on 'Guest' and 'Programmes' to search for your course.

Select your Department and type your programme/module in to the Filter section. Please ensure you select the right Week Range and click 'View List'

Once you have set up your IT account you can log in to access further information on the Timetables intranet page.

Student handbook

Your one-stop guide to the services and support available to you, as well as key dates and contacts.

Contact details

Welcome team

If you have any problems with any aspect of your enrolment you can contact the Welcome Team Monday-Friday, 9.00-16.00.

MyBradford

MyBradford is a first point of contact for students who need help, information or guidance and can be found in the Foyer of the Richmond Building

A full list of the services they provide can be found here.

Programme Administration

If you have any programme specific queries you can contact your programme admin using the details below;

FacultyEmail addressLocation
Faculty of Engineering & Informatics fei-prog-admin@bradford.ac.uk  Richmond C21
Faculty of Health Studies fhs-prog-admin@bradford.ac.uk  Horton A1.07 
Faculty of Life Sciences fls-prog-admin@bradford.ac.uk  Richmond C21 
Faculty of Management, Law & Social Sciences  
 - School of Management/School of Law fml-prog-admin@bradford.ac.uk  Richmond C21
 - School of Social Sciences fss-prog-admin@bradford.ac.uk  Richmond C21