Category Archives: Immigration Updates

New Your Student Services Guide

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North Campus Student Services is Moving

North Campus Student Services is relocating to the Learning Centre on Holloway Road and will be operational from14th August 2012 in Room LCM-04. This is located on the mezzanine overlooking the foyer, inside the Learning Centre. From 14th August onwards, … Continue reading

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You can not use a visa letter to get a visa anymore!!

The visa letter was replaced by the CAS Number (Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies) this Monday 22nd February. Anyone making a visa application on or after this date must include a CAS Number with their application, otherwise their application will … Continue reading

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New visa application forms on 22nd February and in April

The UK Border Agency will release a new Tier 4 visa application form on Monday 22nd February. This will be followed by a change in April when the new visa application fees come into force (see earlier post for details). … Continue reading

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Introduction of the Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies (CAS)

From 22nd February student visa applicants will no longer be able to use visa letters to obtain student visas. All students applying on or after this date must have a CAS. This is a unique code that needs to be … Continue reading

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Update on proposed fee increases for visa applications from April 2010

The UK Border Agency have now released all of the figures for the proposed visa application fee increases.The proposed changes are laid out below: Applying in the UK Tier 4 premium – £628 (dependants applying at the same time pay … Continue reading

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Changes to Tier 4 student visa immigration rules

The UK Border Agency announced changes on 10th February that will come into force on 3rd March 2010. These changes will not affect students studying foundation degrees, or courses at degree level or above. The changes are aimed at students … Continue reading

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Changes to Tier 4 student visa immigration rules

The government has announced changes to the immigraiton rules for people in the UK with Tier 4 student visas. Currently there are no news updates on the UK Border Agency website, but updates may be made today (8th February). You … Continue reading

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Visa applications – maintenance funds for 28 days

From 1st Febraury 2010 student visa applicants must be able to show that they have enough money in their bank account for 28 days minimum. The transitional arrangement that enabled students to simply show the balance at the end of … Continue reading

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International Students – do you want to work in the UK after your studies?

The Advice, Information and Funding Service is running presentations for international students who want to work in the UK after their studies. There is no need to book these sessions in advance. The last sessions this month will be held … Continue reading

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