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Visa support

Visa Support Team

About us

  • We assist international applicants with making a successful Student Visa application
  • We ensure international students are complying with the Student Visa rules during their studies
  • We ensure the University of Bradford is meeting our Student Visa sponsor licence requirements
  • We advise international students on issues relating to other student-related visa and immigration issues

The Immigration Rules are subject to change and it is important that international applicants have the most up-to-date information to allow them to make a Student Visa application. We do our best to provide the most recent information on our website, but please also check the official government website before applying for your visa.

How we can help

The Visa Support Team will assist and support you throughout the process of your Student Visa application.

  • We advise on the CAS process and assist you with making a successful visa application for you and your family, including advising on financial requirements, TB Testing, and ATAS Clearance
  • We conduct pre-CAS applicant support interviews
  • We offer advisory webinars for applicants and agents
  • We organise an airport pick up service and orientation programme for new students

We will continue to support you during your studies here at the University of Bradford with matters concerning your visa and immigration responsibilities and with general welfare support all the way through to your Graduation.

Changes announced to student visas

On 23 May 2023 the UK Government announced that there will be change affecting international students studying in the UK. The proposed changes include stopping postgraduate taught students from bringing dependents, preventing those on a student visa to transfer to a different visa, and reviewing the maintenance requirements for students and dependents. They have now provided further guidance relating to the changes and we have gathered some Frequently Asked Questions below.

Most international students will require a Student visa to study in the UK. Find out more about the visa requirements and how to apply.

Important CAS Dates

January 2024 Intake

CAS deadline for all programmes is 1 December 2023.

We must receive your payment of £5,000 toward your tuition by the deadline to provide us enough time to process your CAS. Please find information on how to pay.

We must also have received all of your visa documents (ie. matured financial evidence and TB certificate and/or ATAS if required) by the document submission deadline.

To submit your documents, email them to

These are strict deadlines. We cannot accept any evidence after the deadline. If you will not meet the deadline for any reason, you may want to consider deferring your offer to the next intake. Please contact for more information on deferring.

Get in touch

If you need any support with your visa, you can contact the Visa Support team by emailing or calling us.

You can also enquire at the MyBradford desk in Richmond building to see a member of our team.