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Belgium: Studying in the UK

We have a large community of international students here at Solent University and understand that the process of relocating to a new country can be challenging. Students coming from Belgium 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 Belgium to study, please see the information below. Alternatively, you can contact the British Council's Belgium offices or our own international advice team.

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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.

Students should hold either:

  • Diploma van Secundair Onderwijs,
  • Certificate d'Enseignement Secondaire Superieur, or
  • Diplome d'Access a l'Enseignement Superieur.

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

  • Bachelor's degree,
  • Lecentiaat, or
  • Licenci√©

Visa information

Students from inside the EU, EEA and Switzerland could enter the UK freely by showing their passport or national identity card until 31 December 2020.

If you entered the UK prior to 31 December 2020 you will not require a visa, provided you apply for the EU Settlement Scheme before 30 June 2021. If you are a family member of an individual who has EU Settlement Status, you may also be eligible to apply for the EU Settlement Scheme. More information about the EU Settlement Scheme and family members can be found on the student portal.

Students from the EU, EEA and Switzerland who have not entered UK, or entered on or after 1 January 2021 will require a visa. Please watch the video and visit the visa and immigration pages for more information.

Speak with an official representative

Our International Recruitment Officers are available to answer any queries you may have about direct application to study at Solent University. The course application process is straight forward, and most students find it easy to apply directly.

If you have a question for our team, simply fill in the form below:

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