Inchbald is a diverse and multi-cultural school that warmly welcomes international and EU students

The school has a dedicated admissions team to assist applications from abroad, the associated visa requirements and settling into life in London. Contacting the school directly is are commended first point of enquiry as the team is well equipped to guide potential foreign students through what can otherwise be a complex process.

  • Students enrolling on courses of less than six months' duration can use the Standard Visitor Visa Route for entry to the UK.
  • In order to obtain a CAS number for a visa application, students must fulfil both the school's and UKVI's entry requirements. Before issuing a CAS number applicants will need to demonstrate confirmation of their offer by payment of the tuition fees deposit.
  • International and EU applicants requiring a visa to study will need to undertake an interview with the relevant Course Director prior to acceptance.
  • Inchbald courses are taught in English and applicants who are not nationals from majority English speaking country (as specified by UKVI) are likely to require a Secure English Language Test (SELT) from an approved provider. As part of the application process, Inchbald provides details of accepted SELTs and required scores.
  • Some international and EU students may be able to study without applying for a visa if they have leave to remain in the UK under the Settlement Scheme,a Spouse/Partner Visa, an Ancestry Visa or some other visas.Inchbald is licenced by UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) to issue a CAS number-a Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies-which is required for a Student Route visa application

Inchbald guide to

Visas

Inchbald is a diverse and multi-cultural school that warmly welcomes international and EU students.The school has a dedicated admissions team to assist applications from abroad, the associated visa requirements and settling into life in London. Contacting the school directly is the recommended first point of enquiry as the team is well equipped to guide prospective students through what can otherwise be a complex process.

Funding

Applicants should be prepared to show they have enough funds to cover their course fees and living and accommodation costs in London.

Students in the UK on a student visa are not permitted to work. This does not affect work observations, which are organised and overseen by the school. Please contact the admissions team for further information. The following link provides information on student visas.