Before you finally leave the UK you will need to contact some or all of
the following to let them know when you intend to leave, you may also
wish to leave a forwarding address with appropriate people:
See the sections below for more information on making preparations for travel
Padlock has also provided the following information:
Big Padlock Self Storage is your local self storage facility right here in Cardiff. We have units of all sizes and a student package designed specifically for you - we deliver boxes to your door, collect your items once you’ve packed them, store them safely and return them to you when you’re ready. Find out how easy it is with Big Padlock and how much we can save you by giving us a call or sending us an email. Let us do the hard work for you.
Easystore Self Storage has also provided the following information:
Easystore Self Storage offers quality storage units to students in Cardiff at our storage facility off Newport Road. With a price-beat guarantee and fully flexible options, good value for money is assured. Our storage facilities are all at ground floor level, 100% secure and can be accessed 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. We also have a storage facility in Bridgend.
There is a £15 discount for all international shipments
Mail Boxes Etc
Voovit has also provided the following information:
Established for 13 years, VOOVit.com specialise in helping students to ship or store their belongings. Their easy to use website provides instant no-obligation prices to the UK, Europe and many international destinations by both surface and air. VOOVit also offer free storage for up to 8 weeks; you simply pay for the transport to and from their depot. (£10 discount for all students)
When you return home you may find that it will take some time before certain customs and ideas become familiar again. A variety of areas could cause you difficulty, such as styles of dress, gender roles, preparing and serving food, timekeeping, and tolerance of minority views.
It helps just to be aware that reverse culture shock is a common reaction and that you might experience it. Here are a few ideas for helping you to prepare for your return home:
Make sure you join the University of South Wales's Alumni before you leave the UK. This is a
great way of keeping in touch with friends after you leave and can help
you with networking and potentially even finding a job after you leave!
If you would like to speak to someone or obtain further information about returning home then please contact us.