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  1. Can I study online and still be eligible for a Student Route Visa?

    Yes, the Home Office has reviewed its guidance to enable international students to continue to study...

  2. Can I study from my home country?

    It depends. The University has identified some courses that can be studied online for the duration of Semester 1 and from your home country...

  3. Can I join my programme late?

    The University recognises that international students are finding it more difficult to get a visa because of delays and also to access an affordable flight...

  4. Do I have to quarantine on arrival in the UK?

    At the moment, the UK Government requires most nationalities arriving into the UK to quarantine for 14 days. If you need to do this, we will look after you...

  5. How will the University monitor my engagement with my studies?

    All the University expects is that our student community, including international students, log into Canvas and access the on line learning teaching and assessments that are available for each particular programme...

  6. What do you mean by engaging with your studies online?

    You must access all of the course and academic materials that have been made available to you by your Faculty...

  7. My visa has expired and I am still in the UK. What should I do?

    On 05 August 2020 the UKVI published their updated Student Route Visa Covid-19 concessions guidance here announcing if a visa national has leave in the UK that was due to expire between 24 January 2020 and 31 August 2020...

  8. I am worried about my visa, what should I do?

    The University has notified you that all teaching and assessments will be moved on line from 23 March. Therefore if you have returned overseas and plan to continue to study online there will be no impact on your Student Route visa...

  9. Can I take a break from my studies?

    The University understands that this is a very difficult time and will continue to sponsor your Student Route Visa

  10. Can I apply to extend my visa in the UK?

    If you are not able to travel home, the Home Office have introduced some temporary concessions until the end of 2020...