International Student Support

Our International Student Support team help students coming to the UK to study at Royal Holloway

The International Student Support team, within Student Advisory & Wellbeing, provide support to students from over 130 countries who come to the UK for undergraduate and postgraduate studies.  

What we do

  • Provide visa and immigration advice 
  • Support integration into study and life in the UK
  • Adminster processes for US Federal Loans
  • Provide guidance about BRP issues and concerns
  • Advise students how to open a bank account in the UK
  • Advise students about working in the UK

 How we can help

  • We will often be the first point of contact for international students about a range of support and wellbeing issues and we will ensure you are able to access the most appropropriate service as required.
  • Support and proactively work to foster and inclusive and welcoming community on campus for all. 

How to contact us

  • You can visit our office in Founder's East, room 132.
  • For all enquiries you can email the team.

International Student Support Team

  • Denise Keable, Head of International Student Support and Inclusivity
  • Robert Young, International Student Adviser
  • Amanda Ellis, International Funding Co-ordinator 
  • Nicole Young, International Funding Co-ordinator (on maternity leave)
  • Szu Ho, International Student Support Assistant 


Re-sits & Repeats

Visa advice regarding re-sits and repeats


Start-up Visa

Information regarding the Start-up visa process at the College


Problems with my BRP

Information and guidance on common BRP card issues