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Immigration and visas

Guidance for international students applying for visas to study at UCL, including information on Student visa applications, Biometric Residence Permits (BRP), working in the UK, the Academic Technology Approval Scheme (ATAS), medical electives, and the Doctoral Extension Scheme.

Immigration advice and COVID-19

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Immigration advice and guidance during the COVID-19 crisis.

Student visa

Link to TfL

Advice and guidance about how to apply for a Student visa both inside and outside the UK. 

Student Immigration Advice

Link to Upgrade from MPhil to PhD

Access our virtual drop-ins or contact our Student Immigration Advice Team.

Short-term study visa

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Guidance on applying for a short-term study visa for short periods of study in the UK.

Other visas

Link to E-learning services

Guidance and information about Schengen and visitor visas. 

Biometric Residence Permit

Link to Email, computers and internet

Information about BRPs and what to do if yours is lost or stolen.

Working in the UK

Link to Interrupting your studies

Information about working in the UK both during and after completion of study. 


Link to Fee schedules

Information about the Academic Technology Approval Scheme (ATAS)

Medical Electives

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Guidance on applying for a visa to undertake a Medical Elective at UCL. 

EU Settlement Scheme

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The scheme allows EU citizens to continue to study, work and live in the UK post-Brexit.