In this section you will find information about:
- visas and immigration
- applying for a Tier 4 visa from inside of the UK or outside of the UK
- settling into UK life and working in the UK.
You will also find out about the advice and help available to you from the International Student Support Service based in the Newton building on the City Campus.
Studying overseas isn't only about getting a good education - find out how you can get involved, develop new skills, make friends and get active.
January 2018: Updated information for Tier 4 students who need to apply for a visa extension to complete their current course
UKVI have recently amended the immigration rules regarding academic progression. Students who will need to apply for a visa extension to complete their current course should read our guidance for more details.
Telephone frauds and scams
Universities have been made aware that there is a telephone scam in operation which is targeting international students.
If you receive a telephone call from someone who claims they work for the Home Office, it could be a scam. Scammers target international students by pretending to be from the Home Office and demanding money or payment for a fine related to an immigration problem. Get information and advice on how to deal with this.