Visas and immigration

Postgraduate finance

Student route visa (overview and eligibility)

The new Student route visa category, which falls under the UK's new points-based immigration system, opened to applicants on 5 October 2020. 

Information for EEA/Swiss nationals living in the UK before 31 December 2020

The UK has now left the EU. EEA/Swiss nationals who can evidence residence in the UK on or before 31 December 2020 can apply under the EU Settlement Scheme (EUSS) for settled or pre-settled status, even if currently overseas.

Graduate route visa

The Graduate route visa route launched on 1 July 2021. The graduate route visa enables international students who completed an undergraduate degree or above in the UK whilst sponsored by a higher education provider, with a track record of compliance to remain in the UK for up to two years (three years for PhD graduates).

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