International advice

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 have a question about travel during the closure or anything related to your visa or immigration, you can check the information available in the Travel Guidance section and continue to contact our international student advice team on

If you have a question regarding your attendance please continue to contact our visa compliance team on

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 (previously Tier 4) 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 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 (previously Tier 4) 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 (previously Tier 4). 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 (previously Tier 4)’ 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 Student Support

International Advice




To make an appointment, please complete our booking form.

Appointments by request

Telephone or video chats

Sponsor Compliance

Visa Compliance 



Learning Centre

236–250 Holloway Road
London N7 6PP

Room: LCM-04


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