Students from the European Economic Area or Switzerland do not need a visa to study in the UK.
Students from some other countries do not need a visa if they are studying for up to 6 months, but will need to provide supporting documents when entering the country.
Students from all other countries need a visa to study in the UK
To check if you require a visa or not, please visit: www.gov.uk/check-uk-visa
USA students who will study in the UK for less than six months do not have to apply for a visa in advance of traveling to the UK. But students need to present documents that prove that they:
Student Semester Europe Ltd. will provide an official letter from our Account Manager, explaining all the information on your programme and accommodation for your study in London.
If you're under 18 you must also:
For more information, please check the links: https://www.gov.uk/study-visit-visa/eligibility
Students from EU countries do not require visa to come to the UK for study. However, please make sure you have a valid passport with you.
International students from non EU and Switzerland countries require visa for the UK. The process of application depends on the length of your stay. These are the main visa types students will need to should consider:
If you are coming for the short term (less than 6 month) you required to apply for a student visitor visa.This is the most common type of visa for our students, and is available to students of all ages. The visa allows the student to study at School for up to 6 months. In addition to studying English, the student may study subjects other than English at a different institution.
SSE recommends this visa to all students who are studying for up to 6 months.
Documents required for the application:
For more information, please check the links : https://www.gov.uk/study-visit-visa
Age of students 18 years and above Description This visa allows adult students to study for longer periods at Burlington School. The student will not be allowed to study any other subjects at a different institution.
We recommend this visa to adult students who are studying for between 6 and 11 months.
If you are coming for the long stay (more than 6 month) you are required to apply for a Tier 4 visa in advance. You can apply by yourself by completing an application form online: https://www.gov.uk/check-uk-visa . We can help you to process this with end University you will study with. As the University will provide the CAS number for your on-line application. Or to make it easier you can call an agency.
If you need to apply for a new passport or to extend the expired one, please follow the link: http://travel.state.gov/content/passports/english/passports/apply.html
SSE offers optional pre-application service for students applying for visa, which is free of charge, helping students fill in the application form and check required documents.