| Egypt |
|When you arrive in Egypt|
The checklist below is a list of your priority tasks for your first few days in Egypt.
-  Tell your family you have arrived safely – mobile phone and internet information.
-  Complete online enrolment and choose your modules (if necessary).
-  Get your Student ID card.
-  Get your bank letter and open your bank account.
-  Register with the Police (if applicable).
-  Attend the international induction events.
-  Register with a doctor.
When you Living in Egypt
-  Drink a lot of water, Egypt’s weather is very dry and it’s very easy to get dehydrated
-  Carry some cash when heading to remote locations.
-  For sightseeing, make sure you have a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, light cotton or linen clothes, and don’t forget comfortable shoes.
- Don’t assume you can pay with your credit card, always ask first·
- Don’t drink and drive! Alcohol might increase the decompression sickness risk·
- Don’t take pictures where you’re not allowed to·
- Don’t feel obliged to tip anyone for anything·
- Don’t take anything from the natural parks and reserves and keep them as clean as you can·
- Avoid leaving your hotel or apartment without telling anyone where you’re heading·
- Don’t leave your hotel or accommodation without a guide or a map close at hand, unless you know where you’re heading·
- Don’t come to Egypt without insurance.
- Medical treatments can cost thousands if you’re not insured.·
- Don’t expect Egyptians to understand your language.
- Instead, learn some useful phrases.
- Locals will appreciate it.
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