MIDDLESEX UNIVERSITY STUDENTS’ UNION
STUDENTS UNION WELFARE & ACADEMIC ADVICE
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Living and studying in London is an exciting opportunity. In order to help you make the most of it make sure you take part in the international student orientation programme from 25th September to 13th October 2012. They’ll be lots of exciting opportunities to get to know the city, have fun and make new friends.
Find out more details here:
This section is relevant to students from outside the European Economic Area (EEA).
You should apply for a National Insurance number if you intend to work in the UK. You can begin work before you have received the number.
To make an appointment for a National Insurance number interview please call 0845 600 0644 (8am-6pm Monday- Friday). At the interview you will need to provide proof of your identity and right to work in the UK (For example: passport, birth certificate or bank statement) and details of when you received a job offer or started work. It may take between six and twelve weeks after the interview for your National Insurance number to be issued.
Yes, you cannot work more than 20 hours per week during term-time. However, during vacation periods there is no limit on the number of hours worked.
Restrictions do apply:
• You must not occupy a full-time position
• You must not work as a professional sports person or entertainer
• You cannot be self-employed.
Please ensure that you have permission to work in the UK. Please check your sticker/stamp in your passport. Please note: If your dissertation is outstanding you cannot normally work more than 20 hours per week.
For further information on permission to work in the UK please contact us.
As information in this area is always changing it’s important that you seek up to date advice from the University Visa and Immigration Adviser, Christine Struwe at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information on VISA, immigration and eligibility to work post study find out more here:
A Schengen Visa will allow you to travel around certain EU Countries during the course of one trip which can last up to 90 days during a six month period. You may enter one country and travel freely throughout the Schengen region.
At present there are 22 countries within the Schengen region, all in Europe.
You need to apply for the Schengen Visa at the Embassy or Consulate of the Schengen country you will be spending most nights of your stay. If you are only visiting one country then apply to the respective embassy. You will need to pay a fee for the visa. (The fees charged by different Embassies and Consulates vary.)
When you have booked your appointment with an Embassy or Consulate please ensure that you take with you:
• Recent photograph
• Completed Application Form
• Proof of purpose of visit (invitation letters or hotel bookings)
• Evidence of sufficient funds (bank statements)
• Visa Fee
• University enrolment letter (order from https://myunihub.mdx.ac.uk)
• Medical insurance to cover this period.
For addresses of embassies and consulars in London visit www.embassyhomepage.com
For a full list of countries within the Schengen Visa region please contact us.