Our service

Information about support available to staff and students from overseas, who are studying at the University of Edinburgh.

Edinburgh Global provides support services to guide students through the visa process.

For students, this includes:

  • Advice on study-related visa routes and post-study options¬†
  • A Tier 4 visa application checking service
  • Information and guidance for on getting started at Edinburgh
  • Orientation and practical events for international students and their families

For university staff and their families, this includes:

  • Advice on work-related visa routes and further options
  • A visa application checking service
  • Information sessions for international staff

For information on how to access these services, please visit the relevant contact page.

Contact information for students  Contact information for staff

Meet the team

Our team provides advice on UK immigration, visa extensions, working in the UK during and after study and other matters.

Head of International Student Support

Euan Fergusson

Assistant Head of International Student Support

Ali McDonald

International Student Advisers

Jane O'Loughlin

Erika Sella

International Staff Adviser

Sarah Hoey

International Student Support Coordinator

Toni Jenkins

International Student Support Administrator

Alistair Hudson