Student visitors to UK

This article is meant for those who wish to undertake a short course of study whilst visiting the UK – for example, a beginner’s English language course or a work related training course. See what you can and what you can't do while you are a student visitor in UK.
  • You can only study whilst on a visit to the UK if you apply as a Student Visitor
  • A student visitor is not entitled to stay for more than 6 months
  • As a student visitor, you will not be able to extend your stay either into full time study or to do a new course whilst you are in the UK
  • Importantly, as a student visitor, you will not be able to work part-time or undertake work experience or a work placement
As a student visitor you will need to show that you meet the main requirements of the general visitor rules and you must be able to show that you have been accepted on a course of study at an educational establishment that meets the standard requirement.
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