Student status letters are available from the Gateway Reception Service Desk. This letter will give information on your course, start date and expected end date.
If you need this letter for opening a bank account you will need to provide the name and address of the bank where you are opening your account.
If you need to travel abroad during term time, normally in an emergency only, you will need a letter from the International Unit giving you permission to travel. This letter should be taken with you when you travel to ensure that you can enter back into the UK.
You will find a Travel Letter Request Form on Moodle under 'International Student'. Please download and complete this form and take it to one of your Senior Academic Advisors (FSAA) or tutors to obtain their permission and signature. When the form is complete, please return to the International Unit.
When the letter is available, you will receive either a telephone call or email to collect your letter from the International Unit Reception Desk. This process normally takes 2-3 working days.
If you wish to invite friends or family members for short visits to attend a family celebration, celebrate a religious festival, for a holiday, or to attend your graduation ceremony. They will need the following documents to assist with their application to come to the UK
For full details on how to invite a visitor to come to the UK please visit the UKVI website
If you are considering interrupting your studies or withdrawing from your course, there will be implications for your visa status. As well as speaking to an FSAA, you will need to speak to the Compliance Officer to discuss your specific situation and possible consequences. Please contact email@example.com for more information.
Liverpool Hope is able to endorse recent graduates with a 'genuine and credible' business idea under the Tier 1 (Graduate Entrepreneur) immigration route. To find out if you are eligible to apply for this visa please email firstname.lastname@example.org for guidance.
Further information on working after your studies is available at the UKCISA website.
Don’t forget to visit the Careers Service in the Employability Hub, Gateway Building to find out how to make yourself more employable and to keep up to date on any careers fairs and presentations that might be taking place soon.
Note: The UK Government closed the Tier 1 Post Study Work route to new applicants on 5th April 2012.