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United Kingdom is the one of the most popular destinations when it comes to studying abroad. Currently, there are over 2 million students in UK and the numbers are exponentially growing each year. This could be judged from the fact that, at present, 1 in 20 people in the UK is a student.


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United Kingdom Visas

Student visa process for United Kingdom

Contact us or come into our office to discover your options regarding your study destination, courses availablity and recommended institutions.

Register with us to start the admission and visa process. We can help you navigate through the various processes and make studying overseas easier.

If your course is for more than 6 months and you reside in india, you'll need to have tuberculosis (TB) test, on the clearance of which, you'll be provided with a certificate which we will use while filing the visa application.

Students need to undergo health examinations as part of the visa application process. The health assessment process can take several weeks to complete. To help avoid delays, you can choose to undertake your health examination before lodging your visa application. More information is available at My health declarations.

A list of the approved panel doctors can be found at homeaffairs.gov.au/about/contact/offices-locations/india

For more information about undertaking medicals, visit homeaffairs.gov.au/trav/visa-1/500-

After medical, now you need to arrange the funds for funding you education. You need to show money in your account that is enough to cover your course fee and monthly living costs for upto 9 months.

We will access your academic background and help you to choose the right course. We will also help you to make a strong personal statement, CV, reference letters and appliation forms. After submitting your application to the institutes, we will keep you posted of the progress in respect of your application.

At the time of application you will be required to submit several documents including:

  • proof of previous academic qualifications, and
  • proof of your English language ability in most cases.

We will provide you with a document checklist when it is time to apply for your visa (step 5).

Genuine Temporary Entrant (GTE) requirement for student visas

You will also need to complete the Genuine Temporary Entrant (GTE) requirement which is an integrity measure to ensure the student visa program is used as intended, not as a way for international students to maintain ongoing residency in United Kingdom.

When applying for a student visa, your intention needs to be to complete a course of study then return to use the skills you've learned in your home country.

After receiving the offer from the educational institute, you need to pay the tuition fee to secure your admission.

Once the institution have received and processed your tuition fee payment, they will issue you with an Electronic Confirmation of Enrolment (ECoE). Once we have received this, we will notify you that it is now time to come back into your closest branch with your required documents and start the visa application process.

For applying the study visa, you will have to pay £348. You can apply for a student visa up to six months before your course starts.

To lodge your visa application you will need to provide the documents outlined in the checklist we provided you in step 3.

Just like your admission application, we will keep you updated as to the progress of your application, keeping in contact with the visa office on your behalf.

This is the last stage the visa process where you will get the study visa approval and start your preparations towards moving United Kingdom.

Visitor visa for United Kingdom

We can help you apply for a visitor visa. Parents or dependants wishing to visit a student studying in United Kingdom should apply for a visitor visa.

United Kingdom Work Rights

Work rights during studies in United Kingdom

You're allowed to work in the UK while studying, only part-time. There are many job offers and opportunities for international students in the UK. As an international student, you'll work up to twenty (20) hours every week during your study period.

Work rights for your spouse in United Kingdom

The spouse of an international student can work a maximum of 40 hours per fortnight throughout the year if the spouse has travelled to United Kingdom on a dependant visa. If the student is studying at a Masters or PhD level, a spouse can work full-time once the student starts their main course of study.

Post-study work rights in United Kingdom

The UK post-study work visa allows international students to stay back in the UK to search for work for a period of 2 years after completing their graduate studies.



Bringing your dependants to United Kingdom

The spouse and children of a student can accompany them to United Kingdom if the student's course duration is 12 months or longer.

This can be applied for at the same time as the student applies for their visa, or it can be applied for later to join the student in United Kingdom after they have commenced their course.

Students must declare all family members in their application, even if they do not plan to travel with them. If they do not declare all family members, they will not be eligible to apply for a dependant visa once the student has arrived in United Kingdom.

Our study consultants can help you apply for a dependant visa for your spouse and children. Get in contact to find our how Oceanic Consultants can make studying overseas easier!

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