Free Student Visa Advice
Student Visa Support for African students
The SI-UK University Fair offers free visa and immigration advice and support to international students wishing to study at a UK university, college and language school.
SI-UK can help you with Tier 4 (G)/ (Child) student visa to enter to the UK or Tier 4 (G)/(Child) student visa extension in the UK, as well as student visitor visas to the UK. Our highly qualified and fully accredited visa advisers are registered with the Home Office OISC (Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner) with years of legal experience, and have extensive knowledge of all key immigration legislation.
We are committed to providing expert consultation and assistance to all students who need help on their visa applications at the SI-UK University Fair. We can help you in the following areas:
- Applications to enter the UK as a general student
- Applications to enter the UK as a student visitor
- Applications to apply for the general student visa while in the UK
- Applications for changing your tier 4 sponsor (Colleges or Universities)
- Applications from students whose previous college has closed down
We will also review your personal immigration circumstances, advise on how and what to prepare for the application and also how to complete your application to a professional standard expected by the UKBA. Details of what student visa you need can be found below.
Be sure to stop by the visa stand on the day to take advantage of your free visa consultation.
|Types of Student Visa||Who can apply?|
|Tier 4 (Child) Student||You can apply as a child student under Tier 4 of the points based system if you are between the ages of 4 and 17. If you are between 4-15 years old you must be coming to the UK to be educated at an independent fee-paying school.|
|Child Visitor||You can apply for a child visitor visa if you are 17 years old or under and want to study in the UK for up to 6 months.
You cannot switch to a Tier 4 child visa. If you want to apply for a Tier 4 child visa you must apply from your home country.
|Tier 4 (General) Student||You can apply as an adult student under Tier 4 (General) of the points-based system if you are coming to the UK for your post-16 education.|
|Student Visitor||You can apply as a student visitor if you are 18 years old or over, you want to study in the UK for up to 6 months, and you do not want to work while you are here.
You cannot switch and apply for a Tier 4 (General) student visa while you are in the UK. If you want to apply for a Tier 4 (General) student visa, you must apply from the country you live in.
|Prospective Student||You can apply as a prospective student if you want to come to the UK to help you decide which course to study, or if you plan to start a course of study within 6 months.
You will be able to switch and apply for a Tier 4 (General) or Tier 4 (Child) student visa while you are in the UK.