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  1. Where can I go for visa advice when I am in the UK?

    If you need help or advice about immigration or visas, please contact the International Student Support Team...

  2. Where can I learn more about visas?

    You can read more about obtaining a visa from the gov.uk website...

  3. What kind of visa do I need?

    There are two visas you might require, a Tier 4 visa or a student visitor visa...

  4. What other information do I need to know about visas?

    Once you have your visa, there are still some important things you have to remember...

  5. How do I apply for a Tier 4 visa?

    The majority of international students coming to the UK to study for more than six months will need a Tier 4 visa...

  6. What do I need to apply for a Tier 4 visa?

    You will need sufficient financial evidence, documents to prove your unconditional offer and an ATAS certificate if you are applying for a postgraduate course...

  7. Where can I complete the Tier 4 visa Application Form?

    Our services website contains more information to help you complete your tier 4 visa Application Form...

  8. Where do I send the Tier 4 visa application form?

    When you have completed your application form online, you will need to print it out and post it to the address given on the form...

  9. How long does it take to receive a Tier 4 visa?

    It can take several months for your Tier 4 visa application to be processed by the Home Office...

  10. How do I know if my Tier 4 visa application has been successful?

    If your Tier 4 visa application is successful, you will receive a letter, your passport, and all other documents you submitted with your application...

  11. What happens if my Tier 4 visa application is refused?

    If your application for a Tier 4 visa is unsuccessful you will have the right to appeal the decision...

  12. What happens if my visa appeal is successful?

    If your Visa appeal is successful, please inform the International Student Support Office...

  13. What happens if I break my Tier 4 visa conditions?

    While you are in the UK you must be very careful not to break the conditions of your Tier 4 visa...

  14. What should I do if my personal circumstances change?

    Tier 4 visa conditions are very strict, and if your circumstances change your Tier 4 visa may become invalid...

  15. When would I apply for a student visitor Visa?

    The student visitor visa is for students who are coming to study in the UK for less than six months...