News update: Start-up visa scheme coming to an end in April 2023
UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) have advised us that the Start-up scheme will be coming to an end on 13 April 2023. If you wish to make an application under this route, you will need to obtain a valid endorsement from Edinburgh Innovations prior to 13 April 2023. Please note the number of endorsements Edinburgh Innovations have available is limited.
When you arrive in the UK, you must attend International Check-in. Find out what you need to do to attend.
Find out which visa is the right one for you to study at Edinburgh and learn how to apply for it.
You need a CAS number to apply for a visa. The process to get a CAS number is different depending on what type of student you are. Find out what you need to do to get your CAS number.
You can access our application guides below. Before you make a visa or ATAS application, you should ensure you have read our guidance in full.
Certain students are allowed to bring their partner and any children under 18 to the UK with them.
What you can expect and need to consider when you are travelling to the UK.
Things to know while you are in the UK, such as:
Guidance on visa options for those who wish to work in the UK during or after their studies.
Information on travelling to the UK and the EU Settlement Scheme for students from the European Union (EU), European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland.
Advice and guidance for University of Edinburgh staff working with non-UK students.
Please be assured that there are no changes to Student visa conditions as a result of the ongoing situation in Ukraine. If you currently hold a Student visa, this will not be affected.
If you have a question about your Student visa, please get in touch with our team. You can also read about other support available in the University’s Statement on Ukraine: