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Support & Advisory Services for International Students

International student support office (ISSO)

The ISSO is here to help you get the best out of Royal Holloway. We're here to give you advice and support with our services including immigration, airport collection, day trips and events as well as guidance with welfare issues to ensure you settle in well to your new life here.

ISSO host Global Cafe in partnership with the Students' Union and the Campus Life Team. This is a chance for students to meet up for free coffee,biscuits and great conversations. Check out our Facebook page. 

If you have any worries or concerns, please feel free to visit our office and speak to one of our experienced team of advisers.

You're encouraged to drop by if you have any questions at all - we'd be pleased to help you! Alternatively, you may contact us by email. We will endeavour to respond to your email as soon as possible.

Pre- arrival

arrivals airport pick up

- After applying
- Arriving in the UK
- Airport collection
- Orientation & Welcome    Week

Immigration & visas

Passports and visas

-  Applying for a Tier 4      outside the UK.
-  Extending your Tier 4 in the  UK
-  Apply for a Schengen Visa
-  Lost passport & visas
-  Inviting friends & family
-  Short Term Study visas for    resit students

Living in the UK


-  Open a bank account
-  Police registration
-  Register with the health      centre
- Working during your studies
- Getting your National    Insurance Card

Bringing family to the UK


Advice on students bringing family to the UK

US Federal Loans


- Available loans for US students
- US Veterans Educational Benefits

Useful contacts & websites











Airport Pickup for new arrivals on 16 and 17 September

Airport collection service update
Monday 24th July 2017

Meet the International Student Support team

Read our handbook to make your time here as easy and enjoyable as possible


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Contact us

The International Student Support office is open:

Monday to Friday

10.00am to 4.00pm

Email: Internationaladvice@royalholloway.ac.uk


+44 (0) 1784 27 6222/ 27 6168








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