Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies (CAS)

  • What is a Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies (CAS)?
  • Why do I need a CAS?
  • How do I get a CAS?
  • How long is the CAS valid for?
  • When can I apply for a CAS?
  • Can I hold more than one CAS?
  • Contact Details

  • What is a Home address?
  • What is a Term address?
  • What contact details must I provide?
  • Attendance Monitoring

  • Do I have to attend the Centralised Census/Re-registration session?
  • How can I take authorised absence?
  • What happens if I don't attend?
  • Can I return Home to write up my dissertation (PGT)
  • Extending and Renewing Visa

  • Can I extend my Visa?
  • How do I renew my Visa?
  • Can I apply for the Doctoral Extension Scheme?
  • Withdrawing

  • Temporary Withdrawal
  • Permanent Withdrawal
  • Tier 4 Students Document Check

  • What is a Document Check?