When you arrive

Moving to a new country is a big change. Things will be different and it will take time to feel at home and know your way around.

Migrant stories

The Newman family, United Kingdom

Get involved in the community, and become part of your new country.

Read their story

Try to avoid big long-term commitments until you understand what is available, and what there is to choose from.

The planning you have done will reduce stress and make it easier to relax, and do some of the things you have been looking forward to.

Here are a few things you should do when you first arrive to help you settle in quickly.

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Page last updated: 31/08/2016

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