Visas and Immigration
Find out whether you need a visa to study in the UK, which type of visa you need and how to apply for one.
Our aim is to help you transition from your home country to your life in Northern Ireland and help you make the most of your time at Ulster.
We are here to offer support and advice on UK student visas and post-study options as well as provide informed and supportive referral services for any other issues you may have.
We endeavour to keep our information up-to-date with UKVI immigration rules.
The information on our website is correct and accurate at the time of publication.
In this section
Do I need a visa?
Find out more about the visa or immigration permission you need to study in the UK.
Your Standard Visitor permission
Standard Visitor permission is suitable for you if you intend to study for a maximum of 6 months at Ulster University.
Immigration permission at the UK border
If you are a non-visa national, you may choose to apply for permission to enter as a Standard Visitor at the UK border.
Your Student visa
Your Student visa is an important document that allows you to remain within the UK whilst you study at Ulster University.
Bringing your family
Find out whether you are entitled to bring your family members with you to the UK.