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Visa & International Student Advice

Visa & International Student Advice

As of the 5th October 2020 the Tier 4 visa route is being replaced by a new visa route called “Student Visa” for new applicants.  If you hold a current Tier 4 visas it remains valid and continues with exactly the same conditions and rights as before. If you have concerns or need advice, please get in contact.


We are aware that this is a hugely challenging time for international students, and want to reassure you that we are doing everything we can to support you through this.

We appreciate you may have many questions regarding visa application processes, ATAS, the opening of Visa Application Centres across the world, the new Immigration System for EU nationals and the timeframes needed to arrive on campus.

If you have questions about Covid-19 and how it is affecting visa applications please go to the following guides:

KCL immigration advice- advice for visa holders/applicants

UKCISA - advice for international students

UKVI - Advice for visa holders/applicants and short term residents

KCL - General infomration about Covid-19 and KCL

If you ahve more specific queries we would advise that you contact us directly at 


Immigration and Visas

 For information about visas to come to the UK to study, visas for dependents and working after study please see our immigration pages.


Living in thE UK

 For information about healthcare, money, family and work please see our living in the UK pages.



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