The University of Sheffield
Graduation

Graduation July 2014 - Visas

Graduates walking away from cameraIf you are coming from overseas and will require a visa to enter the UK, you can request a 'Certificate of Student Status' to use when you apply for entry clearance. To request the letter, please go to www.shef.ac.uk/ssid/forms/certify.html and complete the online form. You should enter 'Graduation Attendance' in the 'Type of Certificate of Student Status' box.

For further information, please see www.shef.ac.uk/ssid/international

Bringing your family to the UK for your Graduation

If you or your family normally require visas to come to the UK, you will need to prepare in advance to help them get a visa in time to attend your ceremony.

An information leaflet is available from the Student Advice Centre on Level 3, Student Union Building and on the following web page: www.shef.ac.uk/union/student-advice-centre/immigration/family-and-friends/family-and-friends-visiting-you-in-the-uk.htm