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Can international students apply to universities in the UK if they are under 18?

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The simple answer is yes, students under the age of 18 can apply to most universities in the UK providing they have the correct qualifications. However, if accepted onto a university course, there are a few restrictions to keep in mind:   Am I classed as an adult if I’m under 18? In the UK, anyone aged 18 or over is classed as an adult. Therefore, if you are under the age of 18 you will be seen as a minor, even if you are living in the UK alone and attending university.   Will I be treated differently at…

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University Guardian in the UK

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If you are applying to study at a university in the UK but you will be under the age of 18 when you start, most universities will require you to have an appointed guardian based in the UK.   Why do I need a guardian? Although you may already feel like an adult, especially if you are applying to universities in another country, you are still classed as a ‘child’ under British law. Therefore, most universities ask for the details of an appointed guardian who will be responsible for the student and that they can contact in case of emergencies….

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Temporary Student Guardianship in the UK

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Students under the age of 18 who are studying in a school, college or university are legally required to have an appointed guardian in the UK if their families are living overseas. The appointed guardian can be a family member, a responsible friend, a guardianship organisation and in some cases the school can act as a guardian. Students usually have a long-term guardianship solution (termly or yearly) but there may be situations where a temporary guardian is needed.   Guardianship during school holidays and exeat weekends If the school has offered to act as a guardian for you/your child, you…

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Dedicated UK Guardianship Administration Officer

If you book educational guardianship services with UKGuardianship, the first thing we will do is appoint you with a dedicated AO (Administration Officer). Your AO will be your main point of contact before and during your time in the UK. This means that you will always speak to the same person if you have any questions or problems while you are studying in the UK.   What is the role of my UK guardian? Your UK guardian (Administration Officer) will look after you while you are in the UK. They will not be in the school with you but you…

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