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International help

International help and advice

Most international students will need either a Student visa or a Short-term Study Visa. If your country is a member of the European Economic Area you will not need a Student visa to study in the UK. This includes all 28 EU countries and three none-EU countries.

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How to get a Student visa

Applying for a Student visa

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Short-term study visa

If your course is six months or shorter you will need a short-term visa.

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Pre-Arrival Guide

We're delighted you're thinking about studying with us as an International student and we're excited to help you reach your goals. Learn about what you can expect from your University before you arrive in the UK, once you're here and beyond.

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Graduate Route Visa

The Graduate Route Visa is for students coming to the end of their studies who to stay in the UK for some time when they finish. To apply for this route, you'll need a relevant qualification from an approved UK Higher Education provider like the University of Sunderland in London.

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