UK visa requirements

Child Student (formerly Tier 4) UK visa entry - joining St Mary's from outside the EU

St Mary’s School, Cambridge is licensed as a Child Student Visa Sponsor by UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) for Child Student visa entry and offers child student visa sponsorship for full boarders.

International students from outside the European Union must apply for permission to come to, or remain, in the UK as a student.

If a visa is required for a student to study in the UK, the applicant must be under the age of 18 on the first day of the school year in which she begins her studies at St Mary's.

Please contact UKVI to help you choose the correct route for you.


Hong Kong BN(O) Visas

In 2020 the UK Government launched a bespoke immigration route for British Nationals (Overseas) citizens, ordinarily resident in Hong Kong.

The BN(O) visa enables families to move to the UK from Hong Kong, to work or study. If you are moving to the UK on a BN(O) visa, we offer support for entrance exams, Zoom meetings and more to help you secure a place at St Mary's School, Cambridge for your daughter.

Please contact our admissions team for more information.