Students Staff

Immigration Enquiries

We are only authorised to provide immigration information, advice and guidance about the UK's student immigration rules to University of Essex students and applicants.

Find out how our University uses information about you by reading the Privacy Policy.

  • Are you applying to study a new course with the University of Essex?

    The information gathered in this form will be used to answer your enquiry and treated in line with the University's Privacy Notice. However, please note that if you are a current Essex student and you have a Tier 4 visa, as your sponsor, the University of Essex may be required to report certain information you disclose to us, to the Home Office. If you are concerned about this please direct your enquiry to SU Advice in the first instance as they are an independent advice service.

    All fields marked with a * are compulsory.

    Applicants
    Family Name*:
    Forenames*:
    Date of birth:
    Day:
    Month:
    Year:
    Email address*:
    Course level and description*:
    UCAS or Applicant number:
    What is your question?*:
  • Are you applying to study a course at the University of Essex International College or the Edge Hotel School?

  • Are you a current Essex student?

    The information gathered in this form will be used to answer your enquiry and treated in line with our Student Services Hub Confidentiality Policy (.pdf). However, please note that if you have a Tier 4 visa, as your sponsor, the University of Essex may be required to report certain information you disclose to us, to the Home Office. If you are concerned about this please direct your enquiry to SU Advice in the first instance as they are an independent advice service.

    PLEASE NOTE: If you are a current student who has a question about starting a new course you should use the applicant form above.

    All fields marked with a * are compulsory.

    Students
    Family Name*:
    Forenames*:
    Registration number or PRID*:
    Your campus*:
    Email address*:
    Current visa*:
    What's your enquiry about?
    • Applying for Tier 4 within the UK: send email to suadvice@essex.ac.uk.
    • I think I may have broken a condition of my visa : send email to suadvice@essex.ac.uk.
    • I need a visa to study or visit abroad: Sorry, we aren't authorised to give you advice about the immigration laws of other countries. The British Council publish useful information for UK students wishing to study overseas. If you wish to travel to another country we recommend you read the relevant government website.
    • Something else*:
  • Are you a member of University of Essex staff?

    If your enquiry is about a current student or about our policies and procedures please email our International Services team.

    If your enquiry is regarding a prospective student or applicant please email Admissions.

    If you have a question relating to your own immigration status you should contact Human Resources.