About us

We know that international students will be worried by the Covid-19 situation and what it means for their immigration status and their studies in the UK.

We are hosting live webinars throughout the summer to help students understand the latest visa advice and to assist them with preparing their visa applications. Check out our schedule of events HERE.

Key updates (09 July):

Visa Application Centres are re-opening with reduced services, check VFS or TLS Contact for information specific to your country or UKVCAS for UK information.

Tier 4 Pilot Scheme closes later this year.  Masters students starting in October 2020 still qualify.

The UK Government has announced some updates on the Graduate Route.

Read the latest information on travellng to the UK (England) and self-isolating.

Useful links: 

Full Home Office concessions for students is outlined here: Coronavirus (COVID-19): Tier 4 sponsors, migrants and short-term students.

UKCISA regularly updates their advice for students here: Coronavirus (Covid-19): info for international students.

The University’s response to Covid-19 is available to read here: University of Exeter – Coronavirus (Covid-19) Information and Advice.

Finally, the trained immigration advisers in International Student Support are here to help with any questions or concerns you have during this difficult time. Please email us at visaadvice@exeter.ac.uk and one of our advisers will respond as soon as possible.

If you cannot find the information you are looking for on our website you can get in touch with us through email, live chat or in person:

Email or Phone

Email: visaadvice@exeter.ac.uk

Tel: 0300 555 0444 (UK)
+441392 724724 (International)
Extension 4724 (Staff)

SID enquiry: Log SID Enquiry

Come and see us (Exeter)

Drop-in: Tuesdays and Fridays, 12pm-1pm in the Forum (term time only). Suitable for quick questions.

Appointments: 45 minutes. Book through SID in the Forum or by email

Come and see us (Cornwall)

Drop-in: Monday to Friday, 10am - 4pm at the PIP desk in the Peter Lanyon Building (Penryn campus). Suitable for quick questions.

Appointments: For longer queries, visa extensions etc. Bookable at the PIP desk in the Peter Lanyon Building, or via email.

Meet the team

International Student Support is dedicated to advising and supporting all non-UK students across the University. Authorised by the Office of Immigration Services commissioner (OISC) we are qualified to provide the most current immigration advice covering a range of visa types. 

Service standards

We aim to ensure our students have an excellent experience of our service and strive to provide accurate professional help and advice to support students through their journey.

For further information on our service standards, how to give feedback or make a complaint, see here.