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'How do you keep your UK student visa?' [VIDEO]

Watch the video below to find out how to keep your visa when studying abroad in the UK


Learn how international students ensure they don’t break the terms of their visa when studying abroad in the UK. We spoke to Lizzie Huckle, Senior International Student Adviser at City University, London about how international students on a Tier 4 student visa can maintain their visa status and avoid getting into trouble.

Watch the video below from our Google Hangout with Lizzie Huckle (there’s also a quick summary after the video).

  • Sponsorship—Learn how your institution sponsors your visa, and what this means for your studies (0:12)
  • Your Host—Learn about your host university’s obligations to the UK government when they accept you as an international student (0:35)
  • Institution-Specific—Learn about your institution’s specific requirements for maintaining your visa, and how these may differ between universities (0:50)
  • What Now?—Find out what you can do if you break the conditions of your visa, or need to suspend your studies (1:30)


Useful Links

Applying for a UK Student Visa

Visa Conditions for Working While Studying in the UK

Why Study in the UK?

The UK Higher Education System...Simplified

Applying to Study in the UK

Learn more about City University, London


Watch more clips from our Hangout with Lizzie Huckle:

‘How Simple is it to get a UK Student Visa in 2014?’

‘UK Working Conditions for EU and Non-EU Students’

‘How Much is a UK Student Visa?’

‘Can International Students Work in the UK?’

‘What Documents are needed for a UK Student Visa?’

‘What is the Interview Process for a UK Student Visa?’

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Monica Karpinski received her BA (Media and Communications) and Diploma in Modern Languages (French) from the University of Melbourne, Australia. An art and culture aficionado, in her spare time Monica enjoys film, reading and writing about art.


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