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International Student Visa Advice Team

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Visa information for prospective students

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This section of the website provides information if you are a new student applying for immigration permission. 


Immigration updates

Information on changes to the immigration rules and services for applicants.

Tier 4 visa

How to make a Tier 4 visa application

All our detailed guides on how to apply  for the Tier 4 visa can be found here.  

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Can I bring my family? 

Important advice on bringing your family to the UK as your dependants

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If you have a Non-Student Visa

Advice for prospective students with non-Tier 4 visas - do you need to apply for Tier 4?

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How to make a Short-term Student application

How to apply outside the Points Based System if you are coming to the UK for less than six months


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 Applying for a visa for Summer School study

Advice for students coming to the UK to study only at Summer School and for students who plan to continue their studies at LSE

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Visas for the Language Centre

Advice for students coming to study at the LSE Language Centre


Executive Master programmes

Immigration advice for Executive Masters student at the LSE.

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Information on the immigration documents you need to show at registration to prove you are able to study at the LSE.


Registering with the police

Information for nationals who have to register with the police within seven days of arriving in the UK.

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Working during your studies

Find out about the rules for working while in the UK as a full time student.

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Working after your studies

Information for current students which summarises schemes that allow you to work in the UK after you complete your studies.

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International Student Visa Advice online query form

Please read our pages before you contact us. We update our pages regularly based on the questions that students ask us. If you can't find the answer to your question, please e-mail us using the online query form.