The University of Essex is a multicultural institution
and we recognise that living and studying in the UK may
be very different from your own country, it may take you a while to
settle in. Essex has a wide range of support covering academic and
personal issues, friendly and professional staff will be able to
guide, advise and assist you during your stay.
Student Support staff provide advice, guidance and
information on a full range of issues including immigration.
Advice is confidential, however, there are
circumstances when we are required to disclose information to the
Registry or the UK Border Agency, you will be informed if this is
UK Immigration - Information,
Guidance and Advice
The University of Essex website contains information and guidance for
currently registered international students and
applicants regarding the UK
immigration rules and requirements.
So, if you need to apply for a visa to come and study at the
University of Essex or already have a visa and want to know more
about your status and conditions including what happens if you
change your plans, please read the relevant information in our
Both Student Support and the Students' Union Advice Centre offer immigration
advice to University of Essex students. Which service you
contact will depend on the nature of your enquiry. We
recommend you read the immigration information on our website before
Living and Working in the UK -
In addition to the immigration pages, you will also
find a wide range of useful information in the
other areas of our website. The University has an
online guide to the
services available at each campus.
Guidance and Support Services
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