The University (Visa and Immigration team/Human Resources) determine which category is appropriate to individuals coming to the UK under one of the routes detailed below, based upon criteria outlined. We do not allow individuals to choose the category which they think is appropriate to them.

There is more information on the webpages about:

Visiting the UK

Working in the UK

Studying in the UK

Please also refer to the relevant sections below for guidance on how different categories of visitor to the Universty will be supported.


Categories of University Visitor


Academic Visitors

Sponsored Researchers

Postgraduate Visiting Students

Permitted Paid Engagements



Last edited Mar 28, 2019