BCUIC’s Get Ready Guide
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Updated 10th July 2020
Future Student FAQs
Q: Can I visit the campus during this time?
A: Unfortunately, you are not able to visit the campus at present in line with government advice. However, you can find out all about the university campus from the comfort of your own home and take a walk around BCUIC! We hope to welcome you to Birmingham soon.
Q: Will there be events that I can join online to learn more about the University and BCUIC?
A: Yes, we are collaborating with the University to host a range of webinars, enabling you to find out more about studying with us! Please visit this page to find out more and register for your chosen webinars: www.bcu.ac.uk/international/why-study-here/join-our-webinars
Q: Can I speak to any current students to find out more about studying in Birmingham?
A: This is something we are hoping to be able to offer soon, as we have many BCUIC student ambassadors who would be happy to share their experience of studying with us. We will share more details on this soon!
Q: I want to study/have an offer for September 2020, what’s next?
A: It is currently our expectation that international students will be able to study at the University either through a blended approach of face to face and online studies, or fully online. However, we are closely monitoring events in the UK and globally. If you would like to study with us, we would welcome your application
Q: Will there be any delays to UKVI processing?
A: Many UKVI Visa Application Centres are currently reopening, however a processing delay should be anticipated.
Q: Should I still book my accommodation?
A: You can provisionally book your accommodation through our team firstname.lastname@example.org; however, final accommodation bookings cannot be made until you have your University ID number.
Q: Will I be able to get my UK visa?
A: Many UKVI Visa Application Centres are currently reopening. Please wait for updates from BCUIC regarding the issuance of CAS, at which point you should be able to apply for your visa.
Q: What if my exams are cancelled? Can BCUIC accept provisional results?
A: The BCUIC senior management team is currently working with the University and evaluating the options for this scenario on a case by case basis