International Student (non EEA or non UK resident students) Rights in UK
As an international student, you have:
- Right to contact Home office for any matters relating to your place of study.
- Right to invite Spouse to join.
- Right to invite close family member on visit (parents, brother, sister).
- Right to work 20
hours per week during term time, and do full-time work during vacation
periods, if they are studying foundation degree courses or courses at
Qualifications and Credit Frameworks (QCF)/National Qualifications
Framework (NQF) level 6 (and equivalents) or above. You are allowed to
work only if your Visa card document or Passport states.
to work 10 hours per week during term time, and do full-time work
during vacation periods, if they are studying below QCF/NQF level 6 (and
equivalents) and are not studying a *foundation degree course. Work
allowed condition is as above.
‘foundation degree’ is a programme of study leading to a qualification
which is awarded by an English higher education institution with
degree-awarding powers and is at a minimum of level 5 on the revised
QCF/NQF, or awarded on a directly equivalent basis in the devolved basis
in the devolved administrations).
See student handbook for further details
- Right to access National Health Service.
- Right to register for National Insurance.
- Right to have exemption from Council Tax
- Right to obtain discount from Transport for London
- Right to apply for Driving Licence
student support staff will be happy to assist you in any other matter.
You do not:
- Have the right to use public funds.
- Have the right to claim Child Tax Credit.
- Have the right to claim Child Benefit.
- Have the right to claim Housing benefit.
- Have the right to register as self employed.
Please note this is not the end of list.