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International Student FAQs

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  1. Should I return to the UK for my course?

    You should only return to the UK for classes if you are instructed to do so...

  2. Can I study online and still be eligible for a Student visa?

    Yes, the Home Office has reviewed its guidance to enable international students to continue to study during the COVID-19 pandemic...

  3. Can I study from my home country?

    It depends. The University has identified some courses that can be studied online...

  4. Can I join my programme late?

    The University recognises that international students are finding it more difficult to get a visa...

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

    At the moment, the UK Government requires most nationalities arriving in the UK to quarantine for 10 days.

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

    All the University expects is that our student community, including international students, access all of the engagement opportunities related to your programme...

  7. 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...

  8. 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 visa where possible to do so...

  9. I have already made travel arrangements to return to the University. What should I do?

    If it is possible without undue cost, you should consider delaying your travel...

  10. What do I need to know about testing before I arrive?

    Since 15 February 2021, anyone entering England has to go through 'enhanced testing'...