International Student Advisory Service

How we can help

The International Student Advisory Service provides immigration advice and on course student support services to all non-UK students at the University.

Immigration advice

Providing a professional advice service to our international students and their dependants on UK student visas and related post-study options.

Student support

Offering an informed and supportive advice and referral service on welfare issues to our international students and their academic contacts.

Welcome and orientation

Guiding our new international students through the transition from their home country to their new life in Edinburgh.

Social and cultural support

Providing opportunities for social and cultural integration and engagement through student led events and activities.

Tier 4 compliance

Assisting our staff and students in retaining the University's Tier 4 sponsor licence, while aligning a positive Tier 4 student experience with our legal obligations.