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Student ServicesVisa and immigration

During your studies

Protecting your Tier 4 visa

Protecting your Tier 4 visa is important, both for completing your studies and to avoid potential problems with any future immigration applications you may need to make. 

The following guidance about your responsibilities will help you to protect your place to study in the UK.

Attendance and absence

Attendance and absence

Information about attendance requirements for Tier 4 students and how to apply for authorised absence from your studies

Working in the UK

Working in the UK

Important information about working during or after your studies for students who hold a visa for the UK

Police registration

Police registration

A guide to registering with the police, including who needs to register, how to make an appointment and when you need to update the police

What to do next

If your passport or visa (BRP card) has been lost or stolen, there are some important steps you must take. 

 

  • Read and follow the guidance for lost passports and visas.
  • After you have read the guidance, please use the enquiry form if you need to contact us for further assistance.

 

Enquiry form

Enquiry form

After you have read the guidance, contact us through our online enquiry form.

Life, travel and study

Guidance to help you make the most of your time studying in Southampton. 

Inviting visitors to the UK

Inviting visitors to the UK

Information about how the University can support students to invite family or friends to visit them in the UK while they are studying

English language support

English language support

Find out about the English language support available for students, including pre-sessional and term-time English courses

Adjusting to life in the UK

Adjusting to life in the UK

We want to help you to be as prepared as possible for life in the UK, with resources and events tailored to helping you to settle in.

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