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Contact the International team

We provide advice and support to all international students who want to study at Birkbeck. We can help you with choosing your course, applying to, and enrolling at, Birkbeck, and making a visa application, among other things. 

Your main point of contact will usually be either International Marketing and Recruitment - for pre-application queries - or International Student Administration - for queries about applications and enrolment. We also have a Visa Enquiry Service. 

If you have applied to Birkbeck and have a query about your application, or the admissions process at Birkbeck, please contact the Student Advice Service.

Online enquiry form: an adviser will reply to you via email.

International marketing and recruitment

  • Queries we can help you with: general enquiries about our courses, student life at Birkbeck, how to apply, scholarships, enquiries from agencies and international partners.
  • Tel: +44 (0)20 3926 3243
  • Email:
  • You can meet a member of our team in the following countries/territories: Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, the European Union, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, Vietnam, the UK and the USA. 

International Student Administration

  • Queries we can help you with: the CAS process and enrolments (overseas full-time only). 
  • Tel: +44 (0)20 3926 3100

Visa enquiries and appointments

  • Queries we can help you with: general queries on Student visa sponsorship and student visa applications; Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies (CAS); Student visa attendance monitoring.
  • Tel: +44 (0)20 3926 3023
  • Visa and immigration enquiry form: an adviser will reply to you via email. (Please note that we aim to respond to all enquiries within five working days.)
  • Appointmentswill usually be offered to students with complex cases.
    • In the first instance, we will attempt to resolve your case by email or telephone. If it is necessary to meet with an adviser face to face, an appointment can be arranged with you. 
    • Alternatively, you can request an appointment
    • Appointments are 45 minutes long. (Please note that we may not be able to see you if you are late for your appointment, as our schedule is very full.)
    • If you are unable to make your appointment, please  with 'cancel appointment' as the subject of the email, giving at least 12 hours' notice. If you cancel your appointment without informing us, you will not be able to book another appointment. 

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