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Before you arrive at St Mary's it's important that you make sure you have all of the relevant Immigration and Visa information required, and that you start the application procedure well in advance of your study start date.

If you are a non EU/EEA national and will be studying a full degree programme at St Mary's you will normally need a Tier 4 visa. St Mary's University is proud to be a Tier 4 Sponsor and we are fully committed to providing help and support during the visa application process to all unconditional offer holders.

If you are a non EU/EEA national and will be studying at St Mary's for less than six months you will usually need a short-term study visa.

Not sure if you need a visa?

You can check on the gov.uk website whether you need a UK visa.

You can get more information on how to apply for your visa and which visa to apply for on the UK Council for International Student Affairs (UKCISA) website.

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International Visa Office

Email: studentvisas@stmarys.ac.uk
Tel: +44 (0)20 8240 4337

For general information about studying at St Mary's please contact the International Office:

Email: international@stmarys.ac.uk
Tel: +44 (0)20 8240 4192