Coronavirus updates

Coronavirus (COVID-19) information for prospective students and applicants

Starting with us in January 2022 as an international student? Here’s what you need to know.

You will be joining hundreds of other students from all over the world in starting your studies at the University of Greenwich this January. The below should provide you with information relating to your studies.

You should make sure to check our Be Covid-Safe hub.

Information for international students

Will my teaching take place face to face?

Yes, the university is very excited to welcome new international students to campus for a full face-to-face experience. You will need to attend classes on a weekly basis.

When do I need to start studying?

All students are expected to engage with classes online with Welcome Week, which begins on 10th January. Students will then be able to access their timetables on the student portal before teaching starts on the 17th January.

Can I study remotely, from my home country?

No; the university expects all international students to travel to the UK for studies. If you need sponsorship to travel to the UK, this means that you will need to obtain a CAS, and get a visa to study with us

How can I get my CAS?

All students should still complete the pre-CAS process. You can find more about the CAS process here, and eligible students have been invited to engage with CAS Shield, our pre-CAS system

What are the important dates for international students?



13th December

Online Registration opens this week. Eligible students will be sent an invitation link

13th December

CAS Issuance Deadline. CAS will only be issued in January in exceptional circumstances.

10th January

Welcome Week starts

17th January

Teaching starts

Are there any travel restrictions to travel to the England from my country?

You should follow the guidance set out by the government about travel requirements.

What do I need to do when I arrive?

When you arrive, and have completed any necessary quarantine period, you must come to campus to collect your BRP from the university. Once you are in the UK, you must ensure that you are adhering to your UKVI obligations, which include attending face-to-face classes.