As an international student, you may require a visa in order to live and study in the UK. Whether or not you need a visa, and the type of visa you will require, depends on your nationality and the length of the course you are planning to undertake.

The information in this section is only relevant for non-EU nationals who are registering at the University of St Andrews as full-time students. Visiting academics, scholars and researchers should contact the University for advice before making your visa application.

Whether or not you require a visa to come to the UK to study depends on your nationality and the duration of your course.

Find out how to apply for a short-term or Tier 4 visa, and what supporting documents you will need to supply.

What to do if your visa application is refused or if your visa has been issued but needs to be corrected.