Moving to the UK
We understand there's a lot to consider when moving to the UK, and will do all we can to help make the process as smooth as possible for you and your family. Our HR team is on hand to offer advice, and financial assistance with relocation is also available. Website links are included below, designed to help with any initial enquiries regarding potential transition to life in Britain.
- Equality and Diversity Office
The Equality and Diversity Team provides advice, support and guidance on equality and diversity related issues for all equality groups to staff.
- International Staff Network Group
The University's Equality and Diversity Office launched this group primarily for overseas staff who are working at the University or postgraduates who are conducting study or research in Manchester. The group provides a forum for all international staff to be represented and any issues you may have during work, study or research at Manchester to be listened to and resolved.
Find out all about education in Manchester and its surrounding areas. This site provides addresses and ratings for state and independent schools and colleges, including the institutions rated as outstanding.
Dedicated to supporting international professionals thinking of working in the UK, this site offers tips on what you'll need to prepare for arrival, an insight into what to expect in your first few weeks and of course, a taster of what it's like to live and work in the UK. Designed with overseas university staff in mind, you'll also find information relating to aspects of research and academic life here.
If you're interested in moving to the UK or becoming a British citizen, this page contains information that can help you get started.
This site is devoted to American expatriates living in the UK and includes information about moving, culture, education, immigration, real estate and even pets.
From days out and holidays to events and UK travel, this site tells you all you need to know, including handy interactive maps showing where some of the best tourist attractions in Britain are located.
The official website for Cumbria tourism offers advice on visiting and getting around the Lake District, as well as local accommodation and events.
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