The International Support team at London Metropolitan University is here to assist current and prospective international students, as well as London Met staff, by providing specialist advice and comprehensive support.
If you need to speak to a member of the team, please contact us by email and we will arrange a video or telephone call with you.
If we need to make any changes to our service, we will update you via this page. Together with all of our student services, we are here to support you.
We provide advice and guidance on immigration issues whether you're thinking about joining London Met, you're a current student or have recently graduated from the University. We can advise on issues including Student visas and Short Term Study visas, family and dependants and also the current rules on working during and after your studies.
All advice staff are fully trained and operate to the Office of the Immigration Service Commissioner (OISC) regulation level 2. In addition to immigration advice, our team offer welcome inductions to new international students, training for staff and arrange events for our international students throughout the year.
All advice provided under this service is completely free and confidential. We will not discuss your case with anyone, unless:
- you give us permission to do so, OR
- one of the exceptions in our International Advice Service Student Confidentiality Policy applies.
You can contact us via email, one-to-one sessions or through our regular workshops.
The advice service is Regulated by the Immigration Services Commissioner.
The points-based immigration system and its ever-changing requirements mean that protecting and maintaining our license to sponsor international students under the sponsored Student route of the points-based immigration system is a priority for London Met. Our team has a wealth of experience in UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) procedures, guidance and audits and are on hand if you have any queries relating to sponsorship under the sponsored Student route. The team also works with internal departments on a consultancy basis regarding Tier 2 sponsorship and other work routes.
The team works closely with other departments throughout the University on student experience, retention and monitoring requirements.
In order to meet sponsor monitoring duties, the team monitor Student visa holder's course and work placement attendance throughout the year safeguarding the university’s attendance policy as well as process CAS applications for continuing students. The team also regularly assist students by processing intermission and withdrawal requests.
International Advice Service
To make an appointment, please contact the International Advice service firstname.lastname@example.org
Appointments by request
Telephone, video chats or face to face
CAS Processing Team
Visa Monitoring Team
166-220 Holloway Road
Room: TM 1-33