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Applying for a UK Tier 4 visa: International students share their stories

Tier 4 (General) student visas are for students aged 16 or over on a full-time course in the UK. There are other eligibility criteria – please see UK student visas for information about the different types of UK visa, whether you need one and how to apply.

For advice about work visas, go to Work visas for graduates.

What’s the Tier 4 visa application process really like?

To find out, we asked students from India and China to share their experiences as they applied for visas to study in the UK.

Follow their journey in these videos:


 

Find out more

UK immigration and visas are managed by the UK government. Please check the UK Visas and Immigration website for more information.

The UK Council for International Student Affairs also has a lot of student-friendly advice.

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