Information about how you may obtain sponsorship from the university under the student visa category of the UK’s immigration system, and details about the CAS you'll need if you're applying for a Student visa.
Please use our step-by-step guidance on how to make a student visa application outside of the UK, which includes the information and advice you need to make a successful application.
If you're already in the UK and you need to extend your current visa, please use our step-by-step guidance on how to make a student visa application in the UK, which includes information and advice on whether you can apply in the UK, and if so on how to make a successful application.
For advice on Visitor visa route. If you're coming to study a short course (not a pre-sessional course), a period of research of less than six months duration, then the visitor visa option may be for you.
If you’re an EEA national or a relevant family member of an EEA national, you can also find information on visa and immigration requirements in light of the UK’s exit from the EU.
Information on how to register with the Police in the UK and keep your Police Registration Certificate up to date if this is a condition of your visa.
Information on the Graduate Route and what other immigration options there are for you to work in the UK following the successful completion of your course and how to apply for them.
Advice for non-EEA nationals studying in the UK who wish to travel to Europe for a study trip (e.g. a field trip) or for tourism purposes.
If your Student visa is due to expire before your graduation ceremony and you are not applying to remain here in another immigration category you will usually need to apply for a standard visitor visa in order to attend the graduation ceremony.