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International Student Support

The International Student Support team provides specialist immigration advice to prospective and current Imperial College students, with particular expertise in Tier 4 (General) student visas, Short-term Study visas and options to remain in the UK to work after study.

This team also contributes to the College Welcome, running orientation workshops and events for new international students, as well as other support activities throughout the year to enhance the international student experience. The team forms part of the Registry.

The International Student Support team policies can be accessed below:

opening hours

Opening hours

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic the on-campus International Student Support Office is now closed and will be for the foreseeable future. This also means there will be no White City drop-ins on Thursdays.

Our team will continue to work remotely and deal with queries by email during our normal working hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 09.30-17.00 and Wednesday 10.00-16.00.

The office is CLOSED on Saturday, Sunday, UK public holidays and College closure days.

For queries about your study status, Tier 4 status, returning home etc please ensure that you read the College COVID-19 page first.

If this does not answer your query, please contact us via our web query form.