How to Accept your Offer
- STEP 1: Complete ICP application form
- STEP 2: Receive offer of admission
- STEP 3: Accept the offer
- STEP 4: Confirmation of Acceptance
- STEP 5: Arrange student accommodation in Portsmouth
- STEP 6: Apply for your visa
- STEP 7: Arrive in the UK
- STEP 8: Commence the first stage of your studies on your chosen pathway at Portsmouth University
- Credibility Interview
- Applying to ICP
How to apply to study at ICP
Step 1: Complete ICP application form...
and send it with supporting documents -- including your academic qualifications and English test results -- to ICP or your ICP representative (Certified translations must accompany documents that are not in English)
Step 2: Receive offer of admission...
from ICP via email within 24 hours (standard application process for approved applications)
Step 3: Accept the offer
by paying the course fee deposit indicated and returning a completed Acceptance of Admission form to ICP (You can make a payment via bank transfer, international bank draft or debit/credit card or online)Pay your fees online
Step 4: Confirmation of Acceptance (CAS)
ICP will provide you with the CAS that is required for your visa application once your place is fully confirmed.
Step 5: Arrange student accommodation in Portsmouth...
ICP can help organise suitable student accommodation. Demand is often high for the most popular accommodation - you should arrange accommodation as soon as possible.
Step 6: Apply for your visa...
Full details on the visa application process can be found at www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/studyingintheuk/ (It is very important that you notify ICP once the outcome of your application is confirmed).
Step 7: Arrive in the UK...
ICP can upon request help arrange transfer from the airport, your accommodation and provide a full orientation prior to enrolment (You should notify ICP of your arrival details so that arrangements may be made)
Step 8: Commence the first stage of your studies on your chosen pathway at the University of Portsmouth
The UK Government recently announced that many students will be interviewed as part of the student visa application process to provide further assurance that applicants granted a visa, do intend to study in the UK.
We've prepared a short video explaining the credibility interviews, please take a moment to watch the video.
Applying to ICP
Send your completed application form and documents by mail, email or fax to:
International College Portsmouth (ICP)
University of Portsmouth
St Andrew's Court
St Michael's Road
T +44 (0) 2392 848540
F +44 (0) 2392 848541