If you require immigration permission to study in the UK with us, you must ensure you maintain valid immigration status throughout your course and adhere to all the immigration rules and conditions that apply to you. Failure to do so may mean that you will be unable to complete your course as planned.
The University of Essex is a Student Sponsor with a track record of compliance. To maintain our Student Sponsor licence, we have many duties that we must comply with. You can read the Student Sponsor Guidance to find out more.
Students who are sponsored by us for a Student visa should read the section below for detailed information about their additional responsibilities to us and the Home Office and to find out what they will need to do should their course or personal circumstances change.
You must abide by all University Regulations, the General regulations include Immigration Status Requirements for those students subject to immigration control.
If you have dependants with you in the UK, please read the UKCISA website for guidance and contact their student advice line if you need to.