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International Student Support

The International Student Support team provides specialist immigration advice to prospective and current Imperial College students, with particular expertise in Tier 4 (General) student visas, Short-term Study visas and options to remain in the UK to work after study.

This team also contributes to the College Welcome, running orientation workshops and events for new international students, as well as other support activities throughout the year to enhance the international student experience. The team forms part of the Registry.

The International Student Support team policies can be accessed below:

opening hours

Opening hours

The International Student Support office is usually open as follows:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 09.30-17.00 and Wednesday 10.00-16.00.

A trained immigration adviser will normally be available to offer advice at the times below:

  • Quick Query sessions: There will be no drop-in sessions during the month of September. If you have a query please contact us using the web query form link below.
  • Appointments:  Tuesday 14.00-17.00 and Thursday 10:00-13:00. Please stop by our office during opening hours or telephone us on 0207 594 8040 to book an appointment.

The office is CLOSED on Saturday, Sunday, UK public holidays and College closure days.

College Christmas Closure: The College and the ISS office will be closed from 12:00 Friday 20 December 2019 and will re-open on Thursday 2 January 2020. Please note that the email inbox will not be monitored during this time.

We offer a drop-in service at White City on Tuesday afternoons. 

To ask us a question please use our web query form.