If you need help with your studies
The Advice Team is a professional service always here to help you resolve your problems.

Our professional advisers can give you information and advice on the following:

  • Fees and funding
  • Working in the UK
  • Housing
  • Financial Assistance
  • University Procedures
  • ...and much more!

If you need advice on visas or CAS letters you should contact the International Student Visa Advice Team


Useful Websites for International Students

International Office - provide an International Advice Service to BCU students including advice on visas, funding and employment.

Prepare for success - a free web learning resource for international students coming to study in the UK.

Save the student -  a guide with a table of the best bank accounts for international students.

UKCISA - the UK Council for International Student Affairs (UKCISA) is the UK’s national advisory body serving the interests of international students.

Centre for Academic Success - this University department offers English language support and study advice to international students.  Read their guide to using sources and avoiding plagiarism.

HOST UK - a scheme that arranges for international students to enjoy short stays in the homes of friendly British residents.

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