International Advice Service

Support for international students and their families on a range of matters relating to immigration and practical guidance when living and studying in the UK

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The International Student Adviser/Manger is Susan Scott who is assisted by Matthew Pawlowic and Xinyu Zhang.

You can find out information about renewing your visa, working after studies, visits for family and friends, and living in the UK in our guides below.

If you need Immigration Advice or general guidance, you can contact us by email and arrange a chat with Susan, Matt or Xinyu via Microsoft Teams or we can arrange face to face appointments.

Please attend on time and bring any necessary documentation with you. If you are unable to attend, please inform us of this so that the appointment can be given to another student.

You are welcome to attend our drop in session in the Global Room Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays 11am - 1pm Tuesdays and Thursdays 12 - 1pm

Student support during the Covid pandemic

What to do if you have Covid symptoms and where to get lateral flow tests on campus

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Guides

Guide

The Academic Technology Approval Scheme (ATAS) is used by the UK Government to stop the spread of knowledge and skills that could be used in the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction

Guide

If you are a UK Student visa holder and wish to travel to other European countries for a holiday you need to apply for a Schengen visa

Guide

If you want to start up your own business after you graduate, you will need a Start-up visa. You can see if you meet the eligibility requirements and how you can apply in this guide.

Guide

A Graduate visa gives you permission to stay in the UK for at least 2 years after successfully completing a course in the UK.

Guide

Some criminals specifically target international students, often by making threatening phone calls, or sending intimidating emails or messages on social media to trick them into sending money or sharing personal information.

Guide

You'll need to make sure you have a bank account for coming to University. For UK students, this may mean changing to a student account or, for international students, setting up a UK based account.

Guide

If you have studied using a Tier 4 / Student visa there are several methods to work in the UK after the end of your course

Guide

If you hold a Student visa you may be able to work while studying however you will need to check you are allowed. If you start to work in the UK you will also need to apply for a National Insurance Number.

Contact us

International Advice Service
Enquiry Centre
Campus Green
University of Dundee

InternationalSupport@dundee.ac.uk