The following links may prove helpful for international students:
The University's International Student Portal
The International Student portal provides specialist information and support to students who come from outside the UK to study at Cambridge. The International Student team is responsible for ensuring that all Cambridge Colleges and the University comply with the general immigration sponsorship duties and specific duties under Tier 4. From the portal you can access the following information:
- UK immigration and visas for students
- Visa Advice Service
- Arriving in Cambridge
- Orientation sessions for new international students
- Studying at Cambridge
- Life at Cambridge
- Life after Cambridge
The portal also hosts some very useful checklists for
- Things to consider/do before applying to Cambridge
- Applying for your Tier 4 visa
- Things to consider/do before arriving in Cambridge
- Protecting your immigration status
Registration for International Students.
Foreign nationals from certain countries are required to register with the Visitors Registration Department at Parkside Police Station in Cambridge. If your visa states 'register with the police', this should be done within seven working days of arrival in the United Kingdom. Failure to register is a criminal offence and could result in your removal. For further information please check the University's information regarding Police Registration.
UK Council for International Student Affairs (UKCISA)
The UK Council for International Student Affairs (UKCISA) promotes and protects the needs of international students in the UK.
Working with partners in the UK, the British Council helps to share British expertise and talent with over 100 countries worldwide.