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We have a large community of international students here at Southampton Solent University and understand that the process of relocating to a new country can be challenging. Students coming from Libya can find a range of advice about obtaining a visa and studying in the UK right here on the Solent website.

For more specific advice about coming from Libya to study, please see the information below. Alternatively, you can contact the British Council's Libya offices or our own international advice team.

Entry requirements

As a general guide, we look for qualifications that are equivalent to the British high school A-levels. A portfolio is also required for most of our art and design courses.

To be considered for entry to a foundation year (year 0 of a foundation year), students should hold a Secondary Education Certificate.

For postgraduate courses, we look for qualifications that are equivalent to the British bachelor's degree. 

Visa information

If you are coming to study in the UK for longer than six months it is very likely that you will need to apply in advance for a Tier 4 (general) visa.  When you have met all the conditions of entry for a full-time course at Southampton Solent University (including payment of deposit and course acceptance), you will be sent a Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies (CAS) number.  You will need this document to apply for a Tier 4 visa.

Check if you need a UK visa

Check the UK visa application process in your own country

Read more about UK study visas 

Speak with an official representative

Solent has a number of official representatives around the world. They give you the chance to talk about opportunities here at Southampton Solent with someone in your own country. 

IGEC - International Group for Educational Consultancy
www.igec.com.au
Email: tripoli-libya@igec.com.au
Tel: +218 213 362 403
Location: Tripoli

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