Obtaining a CAS

Apply for your CAS and Visa

Before entering the UK to study at University College Birmingham you will need to obtain a Tier 4 (general) student visa. To do this you will need a Confirmation of Acceptance of Study document (CAS) from University College Birmingham

How to request a CAS

New Students

New students can request a CAS from three months before the start of the course. Requests will be processed and sent to applicants or the agent supporting you with your application from three months before the start of the course.  Requests made within this time should be processed within 5-7 working days

To request a CAS you will need to:

  • Hold an unconditional offer for University College Birmingham
  • Have paid your tuition fee deposit. The amount will be outlined in your offer letter
  • In addition, you must also have complete and return the pre-payment policy
  • Provide a 28 day valid bank statement

CAS Request Deadlines

The CAS request deadlines for students applying for their visa from outside of the UK are:

Pre-sessional English (10 weeks) - 1 July to 4 September 2020

For our pre-sessional English programme starting in July 2020 the CAS request deadline for students applying for their visa from outside of the UK is:

  • Deadline for application: 9 June 2020
  • Deadline for CAS: 15 June 2020
  • Last date to enrol: 1 July 2020

Pre-sessional English (6 weeks) - 27 July to 4 September 2020 

  • Deadline for application: 3 July 2020
  • Deadline for CAS: 10 July 2020
  • Last date to enrol: 27 July 2020

September 2020 intake

  • Last day for CAS: 18 Sept 2020
  • Last day for CAS: For countries where an express visa service is offered, the last day will be 25 Sept 2020
  • Orientation Programme will commence – 14 – 17 Sept 2020 (18 Sept graduation day)
  • Induction dates: 21 – 25 Sept 2020
  • Teaching starts – 28 Sept 2020
  • Last day to enrol – 12 Oct 2020

January 2021 intake

  • Last day for CAS: 22 Jan 2021
  • Last day for CAS: For visa express countries: 29 Jan 2021
  • Orientation starts: 25 Jan 2021 (induction will be during orientation)
  • Teaching starts: 1 Feb 2021
  • Last day to enrol: 15 Feb 2021

 

 

 

 

 

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