International Advice & Support

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During your time at Strathclyde you may require additional information, advice and practical support on a wide range of issues; you can obtain this in a number of ways as detailed below:

 

Meet the Information and Advice Staff

Shona Carr -  Student Adviser 

Laurianne Giteau - Student Adviser

Amanda McLean -  Senior Student Support Adviser

Alison Spy - Student Advice Assistant 

Jennifer Sung - Student Advice Assistant 

Where are we?

We are located on Level 1 of the McCance Building in The Advice Centre and are open between 10am and 4pm, Monday to Friday.

Make an appointment

You can access information and advice on a number of matters - academic, immigration etc.  With general over-the-counter information, specialised drop-in sessions, workshops.  However, in some cases, it may be necessary to make a one-to-one appointment with an Adviser.  There is something to suit everyone's schedule.

 

The Information and Advice Team operate an appointment booking system where you can book yourself a 30 minute appointment with an Adviser – please see http://theadvicecentre.simplybook.me.

Before booking an appointment for a visa extension, please ensure you follow the instructions on this webpage.    

 

General Enquiries

The Advice Centre is open between 10am and 4pm Monday to Friday for general enquiries.  Alternatively you can call us 0141 548 4273.

Request a CAS for Visa Extensions

I need to make a Tier 4 Visa Extension application, how do I request my CAS?

For students requiring more time to complete their course.  To request your CAS you will need to provide some documents to The Advice Centre staff.  You should have your supervisor complete a CAS request form (for full details please see here) this along with a copy of your passport and current visa can be sent via email to infoandadvice@strath.ac.uk or brought along in person to The Advice Centre.

If you are commencing a new course of study your CAS will be issued by the Admissions Team admissions@strath.ac.uk

Contact us

By email:  You can contact us via the Information and Advice email - infoandadvice@strath.ac.uk - or if your enquiry is specific to your Tier 4 visa then we have a dedicated Tier 4 email - tier4@strath.ac.uk. We will endeavour to respond to your email within 2 working days.

By phone:  You can call us on 0141 548 4273 to make an initial enquiry, however, you may be asked to see us in person either at The Advice Centre during a drop-in session or at a pre-arranged appointment.  Telephone lines are staffed from 9am-5pm Monday to Friday.

 

In order for you to connect you with the correct service who can answer your enquiry, you may wish to contact them directly by prefixing their number with 0141 548 then the extension number.  Some common enquiries are listed below:



Query

Department

Extension

Council Tax query

Student Business

3165

I have not my received Student Loan yet

Student Business

3165

My attendance has not been confirmed yet

Student Business

3165

Term dates

Student Business

3165

How much are my tuition fees / module fees (continuing student)

Student Business

3165

Tuition fee quote - prospective student

Admissions

3195

How do I obtain a transcript or replacement degree certificate/parchment?

Awards & Graduations

4354 or 2788

When will I receive my degree certificate?

Awards & Graduations

4354 or 2788

I cannot Register online - no tick box for SAAS

Finance Office

2613 or 2217

Tuition fee instalment plan

Finance Office

2613 or 2217

American/Canadian Student Loans

Finance Office

2613 or 2217

I have not received my Stipend

Finance Office

2613 or 2217

When will my Stipend be paid?

Finance Office

2613 or 2217

Pay tuition fees over phone

Finance Office

2009

How can I pay my fees (tuition, accommodation etc)?

Finance Office

2009

Funding for PhD studies

RKES

5993

Hardship

Student Financial Support Team

2753

Discretionary Fund/Childcare Fund

Student Financial Support Team

2753

Emergency Loans / Emergency Aid Fund / Crisis Loans

Student Financial Support Team

2753

Any enquiry relating to:
   Access Bursary
   Commonwealth Shared
        Scholarship
   Pakistan 50th Scholarship
   Carnegie-Cameron Bursary
   Aslyum Seeker Scholarship
   McNaughton Bursary
   Research Interns@Strathclyde
   Carnegie UG Vacation Scholarship

Student Financial Support Team

2753

This month's top queries

I've lost my BRP in the UK - what do I need to do?

BRP Replacement (UK)

 

I want to extend my Tier 4 visa in the UK

Tier 4 - postal

 

I want to extend my Tier 4 visa using the premium service in the UK

Tier 4 - in person

 

I want to apply for a Tier 4 visa to come to the UK

Entry Clearance Application Quick Guide

 

I want to apply for a Schengen visa to visit Europe for vacation

Schengen Visa Information  

 

I am an international student in the UK with my spouse/partner/children - what support does the University offer?

All EU and International student who are studying at Strathclyde who have dependant partners and children are invited to join our International Family Group

 

Getting Here and Arrival in Glasgow

Preparing to Return Home

Stress Free Exams

Inviting Family and Friends

Please see sample letter below that will guide you on preparing an invitation letter for your friends or relatives to visit you in the UK.

 Sample Relatives Letter