Presentation on theme: "Extending your student visa"— Presentation transcript:
1 Extending your student visa Tamara Francis,International Student Adviser
2 Today we are talking about Why you have to apply before registrationSome of the documents you have to prepareOnline tools we have provided to help you completing the form and other useful informationWhat other support we are going to offer you, e.g. document checking sessionsRegistrationCover some frequently asked questionsAnswer your questionsGiving you opportunity today to have your photographs taken after the sessionRefer to quiz
3 Why you have to apply before 23rd September! Your SIC visa is not valid for UoSRegistration taking place from 23rd SeptemberYou can only register and start your course if you have either already got a UoS visa or have submitted an application for a UoS visaNo visa/no evidence of sending application – no registration, no attendance of lessonsMissing registration means missing important days at beginning of your course
4 Dedicated website with information about your visa extension:
16 Registration When is Registration? Monday 23 – Friday 27 September (Intro Week)What documents should I bring?- Your passport and visa (or evidence of your visa application if your passport is with the Home Office e.g. a postal receipt)- Your qualification certificates (if Admissions haven’t seen them yet)All students must attend registration
17 Registration: Passport/Visa Checking Passport/visa checking is included in the Registration Timetable:You should attend passport/visa checking at the specific time for your course (as per the timetable), or you can attend early if you are already in Sheffield on Thursday 19 and Friday 20 September (timings will be confirmed nearer the time)For the latest details on Registration follow us on twitter #uosintro13 and facebook (Registration, University of Sheffield) or see:
18 Questions?Mention that students have received FAQ’s by – any further questions one these or other issues?