The Impact of Covid-19 on Study in UK for Sept 2020 intake

Students and parents who have  spent a lot of time and resources  on how to study abroad at International Universities , researched for  scholarships  for studying abroad or  have identified   countries where one can study abroad for free, would have felt that their dreams shattered by  the impact of Covid -19. well there there is hope and Good news for them

  • “As per the latest webinar arranged by British Council and Information was updated by Mr. Harry Booty- Regional Communications Manager @ UK Home Office Visas & Immigration.”
  • They have confirmed that the UK borders will be welcoming International Students for Sept 2020 intake as per schedule
  • Students who plan to arrive in the UK should schedule  their journey to be in the UK early enough  so that they can undergo the mandatory 14 day quarantine before the University  induction program dates
  • Students who have already  received the offer letters should plan for the VISA and funding at the earliest , Students should also confirm their accommodation at the earliest and  should intimate the authorities before landing at UK
  • Students who have submitted applications for the Sept 2020 intake should immediately contact Universities or their Study abroad consultants to pursue their application Status
  • Those who require IELTS should opt for the earliest possible dates   to avoid last minute rush .
  • Priority or Super Priority visa may not  available this year
  • Those students who have received Visa and could not travel  due to the Pandemic can re submit  for the Visa again and no further cost  subject to conditions and without changing the course and the institution
  • Good news for those students, who had enrolled at UK Universities for the Feb intake and could not attend classes due to the Covid 19 impact, they will still be eligible for the Post study work (PSW) option even though they have attended only online classes. This ,I am sure will be a big a relief   for many Indian students who had  preferred  UK over  other countries just avail  the PSW scheme  
  • They have also announced that Covid-19 test is not mandatory from India for Visa.
  • If you have any queries regarding your University application status /Visa documentation  /travel plans/ Accommodation,  please do contact us 0484 4011516,9847331516
  • The Department for Education (DfE) has launched a helpline to answer your questions about Covid-19 and concerns regarding your education. You can contact the helpline by telephone and email:
  • Phone: +44 (0) 800 046 8687 (calls made from overseas will be charged at an international rate which will vary by country.) The helpline is open from 08.00 – 18.00, Monday – Friday. 
  • Email:
  • You can also contact UKCISA’s Student Advice Line on +44 2077889214 (13.00 – 16.00 UK time, Monday–Friday).Countries like Australia , New Zealand have also announced that they will be willing to enroll;; students for the Aug/Sept intakes
  • Countries like Australia & New Zealand have also announced that they will enrolling students for the Aug/Sept 2020 intakes