We want to make sure you have the best experience possible while you are studying at LSI Portsmouth and want to give you as much help and support as we can. You will find the information and advice below useful to read before you arrive in Portsmouth so you know what to expect, what to bring. We want to make your journey here as smooth as possible!

1) How to pay for your course

Here you can make an online payment or find our bank details to arrange a transfer.

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2) Directions to LSI Portsmouth

Don’t worry, we’re easy to find but these directions will ensure you don’t get lost!

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3) Pre-arrival information

Read this before you leave home so you know what to bring with you and what to expect during your time at LSI.

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4) Visas

Visas can get quite complicated! Read this for information about whether you need a visa to study in the UK and what other rights you may have whilst in the UK

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5) Travel in the UK

There are so many great places near Portsmouth you can visit on a weekend. This will help you plan your day out.

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7) Finding your own accommodation

Sometimes it’s difficult to know where to start in finding your own accommodation. We’re here to help – read our useful tips and things to look out for.

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8) Insurance

Don’t forget to arrange this before you leave home, just in case you need to finish your studies earlier than planned.

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9) What's your level of English

Not quite sure of your level of English? This chart should help you.

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10) British Council tips on staying safe

Portsmouth is considered a safe city but you should always take care wherever you are. Read these tips on staying safe.

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11) Preparing for your first day at school

You might be nervous thinking about your first day but don’t be! This will tell you everything that will happen and who you might meet.

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12) Internships

Interested in an internship? We can arrange it for you – it’s a great way to learn about business culture and working practices in the UK.

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