If you are a visa national, you must apply for Short Term Study Visa in your home country. You will need to submit your visa application by completing an online application on the Home Office website. As a part of your application you must attend the BHC in the country of your application in person and have your biometric data (fingerprints) taken.
The cost of Short Term Study Visa is £(visa fee) for visa nationals and non-visa nationals applying for a visa before they
arrive in the UK.
It is free for non-visa nationals applying for Short Term Study Visa on arrival.
If you are applying for your Short Term Study Visa from overseas, a green color visa sticker will be endorsed in your passport. It will have the date your visa is valid from, and the date of expiry. It will include letters ‘Short Term Study Visa’ to show the type of your visa.
If you are getting your visa on arrival, you will not have a sticker in your passport. Instead, you will have your passport stamped in immigration, and officer will add letters ‘VST’ next to the stamp. (This is the difference between Short Term Study Visa and Visitor Visa).
Please check that the date of entry is clear on the entry stamp. If you cannot read it, ask the officer to stamp it again.
The concerned staff member must check each and every document and match it with the original and should ensure that every copy provided matches with the original and must attest the document after ensuring as “Seen as Original”.
Compiling Students Record
Student files creating procedure should be followed
Store Photo copies into the folder
Fill up the checklist
Sign off the periodic check-up table to indicate that the procedure is complete.
Following steps must be taken for a comprehensive students’ induction on their first day at the college by the student affairs officer:
Take initial information from the student about his UK residential address, own-contact no. contact no. of his close relative(s) or friend(s).
Show student the college premises and make him aware of the fire/emergency exits, introduce him to in-charge of first aid and show him first aid box which is visibly displayed in the reception/administration room of the college.
Show student the wash rooms, cafeteria, computer laboratory, library and the class rooms along with other relevant departments.
Students should be given their time-tables and (if possible on the same day) a meeting should be arranged with the teacher(s) to explain the methods of learning and teaching in the college and the basic requirements of the respective courses the students are enrolled to.
The student must also be told about how to proceed for his National Insurance Number, Bank Account and other things do to.
A very impressive briefing must also be given to the students about how to become a responsible UK resident and what are their rights and duties as being international student in this country.
Students must also be told by the administration about the traffic rules, train routes towards and from the college to different places especially student’s residence.
Students must also be informed about the current policy of the college regarding the strict attendance regime
Student must be provided with his course outline and the examination dates
Student must also be given the national and college holiday plan
Every student must be provided with the upcoming semester timetables
A Hand book of student must be given to every student
Induction letter must be given to the student for his signatures and stored in the student file.
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