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 is Susan Scott who is assisted by Matthew Pawlowic.

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 further assistance, you can contact us by email and arrange a chat with Matt or Susan via Microsoft Teams. 

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.

Student support during the Covid pandemic

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




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


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.


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


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


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


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.

Contact us

International Advice Service
Enquiry Centre
Campus Green
University of Dundee