Moving in and starting your first week

Moving into accommodation

If you’re moving into RAU accommodation, please check the Accommodation Portal and make sure you have read and signed the contract.

Moving in will take place from Tuesday 16 January from 11am - 5pm. If you need to arrive outside of this window please contact Accommodation with your expected arrival time so we can make arrangements.

Upon arrival please park up in our 
Stroud Road car park - barriers will be open and you will not require a permit for moving in day.

Once parked, head to the front desk in the Porters Lodge and you will be greeted by our friendly team of staff. If you completed all the registration steps above, you will receive your keys, student card and welcome pack.

More information on accommodation

Starting your first week

Induction for all new students will stake place from Monday 22 January 2024 with a variety of sessions and activities taking place. Further details will become available closer to the date. 


  • MSc Agricultural Technology and Innovation
  • MSc Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security
  • MSc Archaeology
  • MSc Conservation and Management of Historic Buildings
  • MSc Cultural Heritage Management