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At the Condé Nast College, we welcome international students from all corners of the globe. Our student body is made up of a myriad of nationalities making for a wonderfully blended environment. Here, you will find further information about visas for studying in the UK as well as essential information for international students in London.

Visas for studying in the UK

Whether you are yet to arrive or are already in the UK, you can find all the visa information you need to know below. Most non-EU/EEA Nationals starting a degree course will require a Tier 4 (general) visa in order to study in the UK. The type of visa you will need, and the process for applying for it will differ depending on the type of course you plan to study, the length of your course and several other criteria. You can get more information on how to apply for your visa and which visa to apply for on the UK Council for International Student Affairs (UKCISA) website.

Please make sure to check the relevant information on the Home Office website.

 

Long-term visa

for BA (Hons) Fashion Communication and the Vogue Fashion Foundation Diploma

International students without a UK/EEA passport will require a Tier 4 (general) student visa in order to study on these courses. You can apply for this visa only after you have been accepted and issued with a Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies (CAS) number by the College and no more than three months before the start of the course or the date of travel. This is a requirement of the UK government. Once you have been accepted, the College will send you all the required information to help guide you through the visa application process.

Disclaimer: While the Condé Nast College of Fashion and Design provides directional links and support to prospective students requiring study visas, ultimately it is each student’s personal responsibility to ensure that they have met all of their visa requirements, and the College does not take any responsibility for non-issued visas.

 

Short-term visa

for Vogue Fashion Certificate, Vogue Intensive Summer Course, One Week Courses and the Vogue Teen Weekend

International students without a UK/EEA passport may be required to apply for the short-term study visa. Consult the Gov.uk website to confirm this in relation to your nationality. A list of the required documents and other important information can also be found on the site. To apply for the short-term visa, you will need an unconditional acceptance letter from the College confirming your enrolment on the course. The original letter will only be issued once the full payment of the tuition fee has been received and cleared. Please note that photocopies and scans are not accepted.

 

English language requirements

All classes are taught in English. Applicants whose first language is not English must prove their proficiency in written and spoken English and be able to evidence that they will be able to participate in group discussions and in turn give their own presentations in English. The standard English Language requirement for entry to MA and BA courses is 6.5 overall, Foundation and Certificate 6.0-6.5 and all other courses 5.5 overall. Other relevant exams and experiences in written and spoken English may also be taken into consideration, depending on which course you are applying for. For more information on IELTS click here.

For further information please email admissions@condenastcollege.ac.uk

 

Before you arrive in the UK

Before you come to the UK to study at the Condé Nast College, there are processes you will need to follow and specific information you will require. Our Essential Condé Nast Guide is full of information and advice about:

  • Immigration and visas
  • Working during your studies
  • Money and banking
  • Travelling in London
  • Council Tax
  • Telephones
  • Healthcare and more...

Read our guide.

 

Useful websites to read before studying in the UK

British Council website will provide you with information about pre-departure events and you can download their ‘First Steps’ pre-departure guide for more helpful information.

UK Council for International Student Affairs, UKCISA, explains a whole range of topics that are useful for international students including driving in the UK, finding housing and British culture.

Prepare for Success is a multimedia learning resource to help you discover what kind of academic skills you will need for effective study in the UK.