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Registration and Induction

Registration is the official process for enrolling as a student on your chosen programme of study.

Information on this webpage is for School of Advanced Study students only.


Registration consists of six steps, all of which must be completed.

•    Step One: Complete Online Registration
•    Step Two: Email your ID documents                                    
•    Step Three: Set up your IT account  
•    Step Four: Email a photo for your student ID card
•    Step Five: Have your ID verified
•    Step Six: Collect your student ID card (on-campus study only)

Below you will find guidance on each step of the registration process, which will vary depending on whether you are a new or continuing student.


*For students starting their course in September 2023.

All new students

The induction day for all new students (taught and research programmes) will be held in Senate House on Friday 22nd September 2023 and will comprise of various presentations to help you get started at SAS. Attendance is compulsory for all new students to the School, except those on the Distance Learning LLM programme. 

A separate welcome presentation for International students will be delivered by the School's Admissions Officer on the day. This session is compulsory for International students to attend. A programme for the in-person induction day can be viewed below.

Research students

In addition, there are induction and training days for research students which will be held in Senate House on Monday 25th and Tuesday 26th September 2023. Attendance is compulsory for all new research students to the School, including those on the Distance Learning MPhil leading to PhD programme. A programme for the in-person induction and training days can be viewed below.

January intake

An induction module and training material will be available via the School's Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). Please refer to your registration confirmation email which you'll receive when your online registration has been fully completed.

Registration Steps

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