Uk Student visa

If you're 16 years old or above and wish to pursue a further or higher education program in the UK, you are eligible to submit an application for a Student visa.

The UK boasts some of the best universities and schools in the world. A long tradition of top-class education makes the country a destination of choice for international students. There are several UK study visas for those wishing to study in the UK.

If you want to attend university or college in the UK, you must apply for a student visa.

If you're from outside the UK, you can apply six months before starting your studies and get a decision within three weeks. The validity of the visa depends on the duration of your studies.

You can study for up to six months on a visitor visa at an accredited institution.

Requirements to obtain this visa category:

You must have confirmation of admission to study from an approved educational institution
You must have proof of sufficient funds to pay for the course and support yourself
To have evidence of knowledge of the English language at the level required by the Accredited Educational Institution
Get consent from your parents if you are 16 or 17

Staying in the UK after you graduate.

You may be able to stay in the UK after completing your studies if:

Apply for a 'Graduate Visa'.
This visa allows you to stay in the UK for two years if you have completed a bachelor's, postgraduate, or master's degree and three years if you have completed a PhD in the UK.

Apply for a skilled workers visa. Graduates under 26 can enter the labor market as "young on the market" by obtaining a skilled worker visa.

Apply for a spouse visa. If you are married to a British citizen or a person who has a permanent residence permit, you can apply for this visa, which gives you the right to live and work in the UK for two and a half years without restrictions.

Under 18: Child student visa.

The student visa allows children aged four to 17 to study full-time at an independent school in the UK. The conditions for this visa are:

  • Have an unconditional offer to study in the UK.
  • Get your parent or guardian's consent
  • Have enough money to cover course fees and living costs

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I work while on a student visa in the UK?

If you are studying full-time, you can work up to 20 hours a week during the school term and full-time during the holiday period.

How long is the student visa in the UK?

The duration of the student visa depends on the time of study determined in the confirmation of studies issued by the Educational Institution.

How far in advance should I apply for a student visa?

The deadline for issuing the visa from the moment of giving fingerprints is 3-4 weeks.

Can I get permanent residence in the UK through a student visa?

The student visa does not guarantee permanent residence in the UK, but you can apply for a 2-year residence visa once you have completed your studies. You can apply for a work visa, which guarantees you permanent residence.