Student Visas are the type of visa required for students who are looking to study in the UK. The Student visa has swapped the Tier 4 student visa. You can apply today for a Student Visa if your age is 16 or more.
Requirements for Student Visa:
A course confirmation: you must receive a Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies (CAS). You should apply for your visa within six months after receiving your CAS.
Funding: you are required to provide proof that you have funds to pay for both your monthly living costs and your course tuition fees.
Evidence of consent from your parents if you are a minor.
Student Visa Points Criteria
- You have been offered a place in an eligible course within the UK and have a Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies letter.
- You must have sufficient money to pay for your course whilst you are studying in the UK.
- £1,265 per month for courses in London
- £1,015 per month for courses outside London
- You are required to possess enough proficiency in the English language. It is assessed through a test that measures your fluency versus the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) scale.
How to apply
International students are required to submit their online application via the UK Visas and Immigration website. Visit a visa application centre where you will have your biometric information.
You can only apply for your visa when you have received a Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies. If you are someone who is applying from a foreign nation, the earliest you can apply is three months before the beginning of your course.
Short-term study visa
If you have planned to take a short course whose duration is not more than six months in the UK, you must apply for a Short-term study visa. To qualify for the Short-term study visa, you must be compliant with the government’s guidelines.
This visa cannot be extended, and you cannot switch to another visa category. You cannot work with a Short-term visa, including carrying out work experience or placements.
Child Student visa
Students of 4 to 17 year old can apply for a Child Student visa, provided they have their parents’ consent to study in the UK.
English course study
If you are 16 years old or more and have a desire to study English for up to 11 months, you will be eligible for applying for a short-term study visa. For anything whose duration is more than 11 months, you are required to apply for a Student visa.
The UK work visa
There are many job opportunities for students in London. You can work during your studies, depending on your course.
Students who want to stay in the UK after their graduation should apply for a work visa unless they meet the requirements for a two-year post-study work visa for international students.
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University Scholarships and funding
For scholarships and fundings including accounts from international students positive experience of studying in the UK. For a comprehensive information please see the guide from the British Council website.
How can we help?
We have a team of expert UK immigration Solicitors in London that provide consultations for all visa types to foreign nationals looking to study and visit the United Kingdom. We take care of all your visa requirements and help you navigate the eligibility requirements with ease. Osbourne Pinner has provided representation to our clients for individual and business immigration. Our law firm also gives step-by-step guidance to the clients applying for UK visas. We are one of the best law firms in London, providing end-to-end support for matters related to immigration law.
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Cool! Now my journey to acquire the UK student visa won’t be that hard. Anyway, I won’t be staying for long, planning to get a short-term student visa. I hope everything will go fine. Anyway, thanks for the blog!
Well, studying in the UK was never that easy. The visa process was always complicated; I’m thinking to call you soon. It was a nice blog though.
Very informative read! I was planning to move to London and join the Royal College of Art to get a degree in fine arts. I never knew the process of securing the UK student visa was so complicated. I’m going to consider your legal advice shortly.