Here are the answers to all your questions about studying abroad. Please get in touch with us directly if you have any additional questions.
You can't apply on a student visa until you are accepted on to a course in that country.So, If you haven't already done so you need to submit an application for the course you wish to study. Not only that, but you must ensure the course meets the country's visa requirements. Your student visa acceptaance will be determined by a number of factors.
This is one of the most common questions and is an important factor in your visa application process.It is necessary for you to prove that you have enough fund for your course fees and living costs. However, the money required can vary depending on country and region within that country. Some countries require you to prove that you funds for the entirety of your course. While others only require proof of funds for the 1st year.
Your family can travel with you if you meet each countries visa requirements. For the UK you must be on a postgraduate course at a university with at least a 12 month duration. Or a Government sponsored student.
Generally on a student visa you are permitted to work up to 20 hours per week. You can only start working once your course has started.
The same rules usually apply for any dependants you may have.
On a student visa you are allowed to stay for the duration of your course, as specified in your initial visa application.
You will also be allowed to stay for a short time following the completion of your studies however this can be anything from 60 days to 4 months depending on your chosen destination.