International Student Support - Writtle University College

International Student Support

International students on a trip to Tower Bridge; London, October 2010

Applications open for 2017 entry

International Student Support

Writtle University College holds Tier 4 Sponsor status, enabling us to sponsor international students to study in the UK.

We have a diverse student population drawn from approximately 40 countries which helps to create a lively, culturally diverse atmosphere in which to learn and socialise.

We have an International outlook and are committed to attracting students from around the world to join our small international community nestled in the picturesque village of Writtle on the edge of the Essex Countryside.

Support for International Students

Writtle University College has a dedicated International Student Adviser based in the Learner Services in the Main College building who is available to offer advice and guidance to international students who are studying at the college.

For Information contact can be made via:

Drop in to the Safeguarding & Wellbeing team to see the International Student adviser (ISA)


Tel: +44 (0)1245 424200 ext 25655

  • Pre arrival information can be found on the college website and individual course induction information is sent to applicants via International admissions in the Registry Department
  • A Special Welcome evening at the beginning of the academic year is held to offer International students to meet one another and key members of staff.
  • Course inductions and orientation sessions including campus tours are organised by each department.
  • The Student Union (SU) has a range of social events for all students which take place all year round to encourage Internationalisation and integration.
  • Specific advice and guidance can be obtained from the International Student Adviser on opening a bank account, registering with a doctor, obtaining a National Insurance card, Immigration advice on Tier 4 visas and Schengen visas to travel to Europe. Advice and Guidance on working in the UK both during and after your studies

Language Services

Pre-Sessional English Language Courses are offered during the summer in addition to other language services, including free English language classes and tutorials during the academic year.

Additional Support

A variety of information for current and prospective international students can be found via the links on the right hand side of this page.

Contact the International Office
Contact the International Office

Online Enquiry



International Line: +44 (0) 1245 424270


We are here to help

If you have any questions about applying to study here, would like an update on the status of your application, or have a query about what you need to do next, please contact us.