International Students

International Hardship Fund

If you are experiencing financial difficulties you may be able to get some help through the International Hardship Fund, you can download the form or you can collect it from the Student Services Centre located on the ground floor of the Charles Wilson Building.

Please complete the form and post it to the address that is printed on the final page of the form or you can drop it off to the Student Services Centre. 

If you have any queries, please email or call 0116 229 7400.

Travelling to and from the UK

The Border Force have prepared a 10 Top tips to assist your arrival in the UK

Please read before you or your family depart for the UK as this will help to make  your arrival as pleasant and efficient as possible


Tier 4 Visa processing times

The current UKVI processing times in the UK are currently 4-6 weeks


Tier 4 Visa frequently asked



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