This section is for students needing a student visa. For any course lasting longer than 6 months this will be a Tier 4 (General) Student Visa. Most Tier 4 applications happen from June.
As you prepare to travel to York, you are likely to have a lot of questions and there are also lots of practical arrangements for you to make. This page tries to give you reassurance about all of this. If you have any specific questions, please do not hesitate to contact us. The page assumes you have:
Contact your homestay host
Around this time, we will put homestay students in contact with their host households. We strongly advise that you use the weeks leading up to your departure to contact your hosts. Try to get to know them and tell them a bit about yourself. Full details about accommodation and how to arrange this can be found here.
Learn about York
Most students live in York for at least a year. This is a fantastic opportunity to really get to know the city. You can use the time before you leave for the UK to learn more about what the city has to offer.