We'll be joined by representatives from the UK Visas and Immigration department to get the official information about student visas in the UK. Discover which visa you'll need for your type of study, how to apply and how much time your application will take. Please note that government guidance on visas changes. The information given in this webinar was correct at the date of delivery on 9 November 2023. For the most up-to-date advice, please visit https://www.gov.uk/student-visa.
Applying for your UK student visa is very quick and simple. Learn when and how to apply successfully - university advisors, a British Council immigration expert and a student who has just done it all will be able to give you the details. Also, you will hear what the Graduate Route visa offers during and after your degree. Did you know you can work as a student? And that you can stay and work after your degree?
Emma Thomas, Senior International Recruitment Officer at City, University of London
Emma loves to travel and after university decided to live and work abroad in various countries for 3 years, which included working in admissions at a University in New Zealand. After returning to the UK in 2013 she worked in university admissions before moving to international student recruitment in 2015. Emma is extremely passionate about the benefits of studying in the UK, especially London, and is now in charge of student recruitment for Europe at City, University of London.
Luis Sierra, International Student Adviser
Luis Sierra has been working in the education industry for the last 14 years mainly within student services and immigration compliance. He has been helping students and institution navigate the Home Office’s rules and requirements successfully for most of his career. Currently Luis works for City, University of London as International Student Adviser helping international students with their immigration issues.
Deputy Director Admissions, University of St Andrews
Whether as part of your studies, or for other reasons, European students who want to do an internship in the UK need to apply for a Temporary Work Visa – known as a GAE.
In this webinar, you can find out how to apply for this visa, explained by one of the UK’s agencies authorised to issue the necessary Certificate of Sponsorship to applicants.