Visa Applications and Extensions
If you wish to make an application for a Tier 4 (General) Student Visa from inside or outside the UK you must obtain a Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies (CAS). This is a unique online reference number issued to you by the University as your Tier 4 Licensed Sponsor.
You can find more information about Applying for a student visa before you leave home and Extending your student visa in the UK on our International Student Support webpages.
CAS Requests for Visa Extensions
Important change in procedure - All CAS requests for a visa extension must be approved by an academic member of staff.
If your current tier 4 student visa is due to expire, please submit your CAS request form to -
Linda Thomson in the COSS, Student Support Office, Room 107, Florentine House, 53 Hillhead Street.
Download a copy of the CAS Request Form form and submit to one of the following members of staff for approval - (Please supply all relevant supporting documents along with the completed visa extension form):
UG Student - advisor of studies
PGT Student - programme coordinator
PGR Student - supervisor
Please allow 10 working days from the date of application for the issue of your CAS number.
IMPORTANT NOTE: If you need an extension to a visa which expires in January 2013 the deadline for submission of your CAS request form is 30th November 2012