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Student FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions from student applicants overseas. What is a CAS? CAS stands for Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies. A CAS is an electronic reference number which is issued to you by the education provider that you have chosen to … Continue reading

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Outcome of London Metropolitan University’s legal challenge

Last month, the UK Border Agency revoked (withdrew) London Metropolitan University’s licence to sponsor students from outside the European Union. The withdrawal of London Metropolitan University’s licence means that it is removed from the register of licensed sponsors, and students … Continue reading

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Tier 4 UK Student Visa – Botswana and Malaysia added to list of low risk countries effective 1 Oct 2012

Botswana and Malaysia added to the list of low risk countries for Tier 4 UK student visas with effect from 1 October 2012 As part of the Changes to the Immigration Rules laid before Parliament on 5 September 2012, the … Continue reading

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UK Tier 4 Student Visa – Does UKBA accept provisional degree certificates in India?

Several of our visitors from India have asked us whether or not UKBA India accepts provisional degree certificates in support of PBS Tier 4 student visa applications. This following an article in the Hindu Times earlier this summer in which … Continue reading

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UK Tier 4 Student Visa – Can I work whilst I am on the Tier 4 Student visa?

Can I work as a Tier 4 (General) Student visa? The following information applies to applicants that have submitted their application on or after 4 July 2011. Whilst you’re on a Tier 4 (General) student visa, if you are on a … Continue reading

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UK Tier 4 Student Visa – Who can sponsor my student application? Can this be a family member?

Who can sponsor my student application? Can this be a family member? As outlined in our Tier 4 Student visa pages, you will need to show that you have enough money to pay for your course fees and for your … Continue reading

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UK immigration rules. I am a US citizen. Do I need a visa for the UK?

Remember, immigration law is complex and subject to continuous change. The information provided here may be out of date, or just based on personal experience/knowledge. The use of these pages is therefore entirely at your own risk. Before applying for … Continue reading

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