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Europe, Russia and Central Asia : Serbia

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The University of Warwick is pleased to welcome over 3,300 students from Europe, Russia and Central Asia each year. We currently have 2 students from Serbia studying with us. All the information you need on making your application to Warwick can be found below. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to get in touch.

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Entry Requirements
A summary of the Entry Requirements can be found here. If you have any questions, please contact us.


Warwick IFP: Students with the Matura or secondary school leaving diploma should apply direct to undergraduate (Bachelor's) programmes.

UndergraduateLink opens in a new window: Typically we require the Matura or secondary school leaving diploma with a minimum of 4.5 (AAB - ABB equivalent at A-Level) or 5.0 (A*A*A - AAA).

PostgraduateLink opens in a new window: Typically a Bachelors degree is considered comparable to British Bachelors degree standard. A score of 9/10 from a well ranked institution is considered comparable to a UK 2.1, while a score of 8/10 is considered comparable to a UK 2.2.


English Requirements

You need to demonstrate a required level of English language proficiency to meet the entry requirements for Warwick. Please see more here.


Visa Information for Serbia
For information on applying for a visa under the student route for courses over 6 months in duration, click to expand. The Immigration Service is here to help and support you during your application and studies at Warwick.


Immigration summary for nationals of Serbia
The immigration summary below is for nationals of Serbia applying from their home country. If you are a national of another country but living in Serbia, please contact your local visa application centre for further advice or refer to the UK Visa and Immigration website. The information provided should be used as guidance only. It has been taken from the UK Visas and Immigration website, which should be referred to in all immigration matters.

Please note from 31 July 2015, individuals applying from Serbia for UK entry clearance of more than 6 months duration will no longer receive a visa vignette (sticker) inside their passport. Successful visa applicants will instead be issued with an official Home Office decision letter and their passport endorsed with a single-entry travel visa valid for 30 days which should be used to enter the UK. After arriving in the UK individuals will be required to collect a biometric residence card which features the full length of your visa.

When completing the Tier 4 (General) Student online application, you will be asked to provide an approximate date of travel and the postal code for the address where you will stay once in the UK. Your CAS will contain information as to how to use the ACL code to have your BRP card delivered to the University of Warwick (if you do not use the code, your BRP card will be delivered to a designated Post Office nearest to the post code provided). Your 30-day travel visa will be valid 7 days before the 'expected date of travel' you put on your visa application form, and you can arrive in the UK up to 1 month prior to your course start date. The Home Office decision letter will provide information on the full length of your visa, and details of where to collect the residence permit. You should carry this letter in hand luggage when you travel to the UK.

You can find more information about how to prepare for a Tier 4 visa application, including how to complete the online application form, what documents to prepare, and what documents to submit here: www.warwick.ac.uk/immigration/tier4

Is a visa required?

If you want to study in the UK, you must obtain a Tier 4 visa under the points-based system before you travel here.

Am I eligible for the ‘Tier 4 Pilot’ Scheme?

If you will be studying a Master's degree which is less than 13 months in length, once you accept an unconditional offer, your CAS should confirm if you are eligible for the 'Tier 4 Pilot' Scheme which means a much easier visa application process and a longer visa. Please visit www.warwick.ac.uk/immigration/tier4/applying/t4pilot for more information.

Is a Tuberculosis (TB) certificate required?

No, not required.

Am I considered a ‘low risk’ national by the UK Home Office?

Yes. Low risk nationals applying for a Tier 4 visa from their country of nationality (or in the UK) are not required to submit evidence of English language certificate, academic qualification, financial evidence and evidence of previous UK study (if any). You should, however, still prepare these documents in the event that they are requested by the Home Office UKVI. Please find more information here.

Will I need to have a credibility interview?

You may be asked to attend a short interview or take part in a telephone interview which will focus on your reasons for coming to the UK; this is known as a credibility interview. If asked to attend an interview you will be offered the first available interview date. The interview is usually conducted at the Visa Application Centre via Skype with an officer in the UK. A report of the interview will be sent to the visa officer who will consider it alongside your visa application and supporting documents.

Are you applying with dependants?

If you are considering bringing your family to Warwick, you should read this guidance www.warwick.ac.uk/immigration/dependants/

Further Guidance

If you require further guidance or information, including advice on what to do if your visa is refused, please see www.warwick.ac.uk/immigration


Visits to your country

The University of Warwick typically visits Europe, Russia and Central Asia each year. Future visits will be advertised here when available.

Visiting the UK? We would be delighted to welcome you to an Open Day, or Independent Campus Visit on request (webform and details here).


Scholarships
We offer a range of scholarships for EU and International applicants. You can find a further information on those on our Scholarships website. All fees for Home/EU and International students are listed here You can also find information on living costs here.

Student Community

We have 300+ clubs and societies for you to get involved with and meet other students from your country and across the world. Our active global student community runs Sports Clubs and Student Societies that are open to all. You can deepen academic debates, pursue student-led action and campaigning, broaden your cultural horizons, take up new hobbies and sports, stage performances, cultivate your networks and career planning, or simply make friendships that could last a lifetime. You can find the full list of clubs and societies here.

If you want to read more about Warwick, the application process and student life, direct from our students, please visit the links below.

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Applying to Warwick

The University of Warwick does not have representation in Serbia. You may find the Education UK global website useful for information on studying in the UK.

Apply for Undergraduate DegreesLink opens in a new window via UCAS or apply Direct for our International FoundationLink opens in a new window or Postgraduate DegreesLink opens in a new window.


Arriving at Warwick

For guidance on arriving at the University of Warwick, including information on Airport transfers, please view our Welcome to Warwick pages.


Contact the Europe Team

Questions about studying with us? Stephen Soanes and Donna Corcoran are your dedicated contacts for Serbia.

You can connect with us by email, phone, or 25-minute online counselling appointments on request (see details here). For quick questions and specific admissions enquiries, our wider team run regular live chats.

Email: eurusca@warwick.ac.uk

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