International Students: Visa Requirements
Withdrawing from your Programme of Study
Student Welfare and Behaviour
All applicants to The Muslim College must follow the below procedure:
Submit their completed application form along with two passport sized photographs, and £200.00 non-refundable registration fee, with a copy of their passport, Academic Qualifications, work experience if any.
A letter of acceptance (Conditional Offer) will be posted upon an application being approved. Applicants must then send a advance deposit, upon receipt of which the college will dispatch enrolment details.
All fees must be paid in full via cheque, cash or international bank transfer, prior to course commencement. If paying by international bank transfer, please contact the Administrator who will provide the Muslim College bank details alternatively you can mail the college at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Acceptance on the grounds of falsified academic certificates will result in exclusion from the college and no refund of fees will be offered. Payment of fees via forged cheques will result in the college contacting the legal authorities to deal with this criminal act.
Students wishing to apply for a visa must contact the British High Commission, Consulate, or Embassy to make an application. All such applications will necessitate a letter of acceptance onto a full-time course at The Muslim College, as well as a passport valid for at least 6 months. Applicants will also need to assure authorities that they will abide by the following rules:
- Non-EU students may only enroll for full-time programmes of study and are generally obliged to submit at least partial payment of fees in advance.
- Non-EU students are permitted to work a maximum of 20 hours per week.
- There are several visa requirements in relation to non-EU students, these are stated below and should be adhered to without exception. An explanatory guide on such matters, and other pertinent issues, will be issued to international students during Orientation Week.
- Non-EU student wishing to enter the UK must have obtained a visa permitting him/her to remain in the UK for a period of time sufficient to complete the chosen programme of study.
- Students seeking a visa should contact the British High Commission, Consulate or the Embassy, allowing adequate time for their visa application to be dealt with. The college can provide proof of admission to a programme of study, but all other visa requirements remain the responsibility of the applicant.
- Students must show documentation proving they have sufficient funds to support themselves throughout their programme of study.
- All non-EU students must return to their home country upon expiration of their visa or completion/termination of their programme of studies.
- A student wishing to remain in the UK post completion of their studies must apply to the Home Office (Interior Department) for permission to extend their stay.
- All of the above visa requirements also extend to Visa Nationals. Additionally, such persons may be required to attend an interview with an Entry Clearance Officer, upon which the The Muslim College Student Welfare Officer may provide guidance. During this interview applicants should present themselves as well-spoken, and knowledgeable upon their chosen course of study. Above all else, the applicant should demonstrate that their only motivation for entering the UK is to study their stipulated programme of study, support themselves throughout their stay and leave upon termination of their studies.
International students whose visa application is refused may receive a refund within 28 days of supplying proof of such refusal, minus an administration fee of £ 200.
Any student wishing to withdraw after 10 days of course start date will receive refund after deducting fees for one course term.
At The Muslim College we aim to provide an open, flexible and friendly environment, which is accessible to the whole student community regardless of race, colour, creed, religion, ethnic or national origins. The college always try to ensure all its students; will receive fair and equal treatment. Our staff is always willing to get feedback from individuals and try to improve on any situation that needs improving. At The Muslim College student welfare is important and our main priority. We are always willing to help student at all times, whether it is of a personal nature or study related. There is always someone available and willing to talk to individuals. Students are also given letters to assist them to open bank account facilities, council tax and national insurance. We do student counselling.
Overseas students are allowed to work part time (20 hours) a week. Our recruitment team is always ready to find an appropriate job for the students.
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Usually the college arranges an accommodation near college premises for overseas students, if requested. The accommodation can be arranged in a hostel or private sharing rooms with other students or as a paying guest with a local family. Some accommodations have an inbuilt heating system and furnished rooms for £65 per week or more and may include a weekly charge for cleaning, change of bed linen, lighting, heating, water heating and breakfast for a single room.
Many students prefer to stay in single or shared rooms in private flats in London, having a provision of self-catering thus having kitchen facilities. The weekly rent for this type of accommodations may range from £50- £80 per week.
Overseas students arriving in UK should inform the Admission Officer of the college of their problem if any, at least a month prior to their arrival. The International Admission Form must accompany a letter stating the type of accommodation required in London (hostel, flat, single, shared etc.) with a consent to pay the security and rent of one month, in advance, upon arrival in UK amounting to, at least, £400. Any extra money is refundable to the student after payment of the appropriate rent and security for the accommodation.
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Students are allowed to work 20hrs per week. Our recruitment team is always ready to assist you finding a good job. We have a dedicated recruitment office, pictures opposite, who will help you find work.
The welfare of its students is of paramount importance to The Muslim College As such, a Student Welfare Committee was established having the crucial responsibility of ensuring that the physical and mental well-being of all students is given due attention. The committee should make itself available to assist students with any problems they may be experiencing, be they physical, mental, social, financial or otherwise. The importance of this committee in protecting students and facilitating their academic and personal success cannot be over emphasized. A student representative and Student Welfare Officer will be included in this committee, alongside the Principal of the college.
Furthermore, The Muslim College holds the health and safety of all faculty members, students and college visitors as paramount. As such, the college strictly adheres to the standards set in the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, so as to ensure the well-being of all those entering college premises. Smoking and alcohol consumption are both strictly prohibited within any part of the college.
Finally, a primary obligation of all staff and students is to ensure that The Muslim College policy of non-discrimination and mutual respect is adhered to. This duty obliges all individuals to behave in a manner reflective of the ethos of the college; that is, to welcome all and create an atmosphere where no individual is negatively impacted by the wrongful behavior of others.
The Muslim College notes that discrimination comes in many forms and may be aimed at various aspects of an individuals being; such as race, creed, religion, disability or nationality. By adopting a pragmatic definition of discrimination, the college aims to protect against such discrimination in all its guises.