Students on a Tier 4 visa

Information for Personal Tutors about Tier 4 visa students.

Important information regarding students on a Tier 4 visa

The University of Edinburgh is the sponsor of UK Tier 4 visas and as such has a number of legal duties to monitor student attendance and engagement and report to the Home Office when a Tier 4 sponsored student suspends or withdraws from study, fails to register or is repeatedly absent to the point of being excluded from study.

Personal Tutors will be notified by the ITO when engagement points are missed in accordance with the School Policy:

School Policies for Student Attendance and Engagement Monitoring

When a Tier 4 student is repeatedly absent to the point of exclusion, the Withdrawal/Exclusion procedures apply:

Withdrawal/Exclusion from study

Related links

Tier 4 Attendance & Monitoring - main page