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About Us & Opening Hours

In this section you will find information about who we are and our opening hours.

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  • Student Immigration & Compliance team, formerly part of the International Student Office, is part of Student Opportunity. It was created following the merger of the International Student Office and the Careers & Skills Office.

    We provide specialist advice on and are responsible for:

    • Tier 4 visa applications, both within the UK and outside of the UK
    • Appropriate visa for studying / right to study check for non-UK/EEA students
    • Visas for travelling in Europe and for attending Graduation
    • Issuing various Student Status Letters for immigration purposes
    • All UK visa related matters for current students, including returning students following a break in studies
    • Visas for working in the UK during and after studies
    • BRP card processing for new students, if our ACL code is used
    • Tier 4 Licence Compliance & UKVI Audit

    If you have a query regarding a Tier 2 or a Tier 5 visa sponsored by the University of Warwick, please contact Human Resources.

  • Claire O'Leary

    Head of Internationalisation, Welcome, Student Experience, and Immigration

    Marianne Davies

    Head of Immigration Services

    Echo Zhou

    Senior International Student Adviser

    Rachel Millichap

    Senior Compliance Officer

    Yousuf Antria

    International Student Adviser

    Jacky Bibb

    International Student Adviser

    Valya Dimitrova

    Compliance Officer

    Jags Lakha

    International Student Adviser

    Rebecca MacDonald

    Compliance Officer

    Mary Bailess

    Compliance Co-ordinator

    Val Kennedy


    Jenny Regan



    Receptionist/ Administrative Assistant

  • Non-urgent immigration/visa related queries: use our Online contact form.

    Urgent queries (for example, if you are stopped at a UK border/airport on arrival):

    • During office hours: Call us: +44 24 7652 3706 - Internal: 23706
    • Outside of office hours: University Security Services (24 hours): +44 24 7652 2222 - Internal: 22222

    For any other immigration queries, visit our Connect With Us page.

    Staff members may wish to refer to the contact details on the staff intranet.


    If you need urgent immigration advice when our office/ the University is closed, you may wish to contact:

    The Central England Law Centre.

    You may also find useful information on the UKCISA website.


    Our address/ location:

    1st Floor | University House | University Of Warwick | Kirby Corner Road | CV4 8UW | Interactive Map

  • Monday - Thursday: 09:00 to 17:00

    Friday: 09:00 to 16:00

    Saturday - Sunday: CLOSED.

    UK Bank (Public) Holidays and University closure (see list of dates below): CLOSED.

    There are other times when Student Immigration & Compliance Team will not be available as advertised above - see more information below.

    Please ensure that you check our opening hours before setting off to visit us.

    UK Bank (Public) Holidays and University closure

    Late Summer Bank Holiday 2019:

    Monday 26 August 2019

    Christmas 2019/ New Year 2020:

    Tuesday 24 December 2019 to Wednesday 1 January 2020

    Easter 2020:

    Friday 10 April - Monday 13 April 2020

    May Day Holiday 2020:

    Friday 8 May 2020

    Spring Bank Holiday 2020:

    Monday 25 May 2020

    Late Summer Bank Holiday 2020:

    Monday 31 August 2020

    For more information about UK Bank (Public) Holidays for England, please click on the following GOV.UK link:

    Additional scheduled office closure:

    We will aim to respond to any immigration related queries received during our office closure within 3 working days of returning to the office