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New Students

'Student' visas replace Tier 4 visas: From 5 October 2020, the new Student visa route replaces Tier 4. CAS issued before 5 October are still valid for the Student visa. Most of the requirements remain the same but there are a few changes. This website has been updated with the new rules as much as possible and will continue to be revised as more guidance is released over the coming weeks.

Access our service: We run regular live webinars on applying for your visa and other important topics, and our trained immigration advisers are also available for a range of 1:1 digital drop-ins/appointments for students already in the UK and those currently applying for visas. We can also meet students on-campus if you really need to see us in person. Book a webinar or to speak with an adviser HERE. You can also email us at

Covid-19 updates: Find our latest Covid-19 immigration information and other key information for international students HERE.

Find out everything you need to help you prepare for your arrival in the UK.

» Before you arrive

Plan carefully to make sure you have covered everything before you arrive in the UK.

» Online events

Join our live webinars to help you prepare a successful immigration application. 

» Global Chums Mentoring

Find out about the Global Chums Mentoring scheme on your campus, designed to help you settle in.

» Find out about accommodation

Book accommodation in Exeter or Cornwall.

» When you arrive - Exeter

There are a number of tasks you must complete when you arrive on campus in Exeter.

» When you arrive - Cornwall

Find out what tasks you must complete when you arrive on campus in Cornwall.