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'What's the No.1 immigration problem for international students in the UK?' [VIDEO]

Watch the video below to learn about the main immigration problem faced by international students in the UK

Girl thinking UK

Find out about the most common problem experienced by international students when immigrating to study in the UK. We spoke to Lizzie Huckle, Senior International Student Adviser at City University, London about the main immigration-related problem experienced by international students, and what the most common solution to this problem is.

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

  • Confirmation of Acceptance of Studies (CAS)—Find out which questions students commonly have about receiving their CAS, and whether they will receive it in time to apply for a visa (0:14)
  • Help—Learn how you can use the resources at your home university to meet the conditions of your offer and ensure you have all your documents ready on time to apply for a visa (0:55)
  • Contact—Learn about the best ways to get in touch with your host university, and why it’s important you check your email often (1:10)
  • Visa Application—Learn how you’ll need to meet the conditions of your offer in order to get your CAS and apply for a student visa (1:40)


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

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Watch more clips from our Hangout with Lizzie Huckle:

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

‘Timeline for Applying for a UK Student Visa.’

‘How do you keep your UK Student Visa?’

‘Explaining the UK’s Points-Based Student Visa System’

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

‘How Much is a UK Student Visa?’

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Girl thinking UK

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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