On Monday 5th October the new Student route visa was introduced which replaced the Tier 4 (General) visa. We are in the process of updating our online information, therefore, if you have questions about the Student visa requirements please email email@example.com for advice.
The following pages contain useful information to support your visa application from your home country. Please read them carefully and if you have any questions contact the International Student Advisory Team.
Tier 4 (General)
- Requirements for a Tier 4 visa application (from outside UK)
- Credibility interview advice for Tier 4 students
- Translation requirements for visa applications
Alternative Collection Location (ACL) code
If you are applying to study at the University of Reading for longer than 6 months, then you will be issued with a Biometric Residence Permit (BRP). You can collect your BRP card from the University of Reading using our ACL code. You will be provided with our ACL code along with your Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies statement to use in your Tier 4 visa application from outside the UK.