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Short-term study visa (for up to 6 months, or 11 months)


On this visa you can:

  • enrol on a course of study for up to six months in the UK
  • study at Hilderstone College because we are accredited by the British Council (Accreditation UK) for the teaching of English in the UK
On this visa you cannot: 
  • study at a state school
  • work, or carry out business
  • extend this visa
  • bring family members (‘dependants’) with you
  • get public funds
When you apply you will need to provide:
When you apply you will need to have:

Additional requirement for 11 month visa:
Students applying for this visa will be required to pay an immigration health surcharge of £150 per year as part of the visa application in order to access healthcare services in the UK and register for a Biometric Resident Permit (BRP)

To register for a BRP:
  • you will be issued a vignette in your passport when your application is successful
  • must travel within 30 days of your vignette being issued
  • you must collect the BRP within 10 days of arrival in the UK from a designated post office
  • our Student Services will be able to book your transport to collect your BRP

Read the guide for a full list of documents you can provide here.

Applications for short-term study visas (up to 6 months) cost £97
Applications for short-term study visas (up to 11 months) cost £186

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