Since opening in 1999, Acorn House College has attracted students from all over the world. Acorn House is located in Southall, West London, 10 miles from Heathrow Airport and 22 minutes from Central London. The College is accredited by the UK Visa and Immigration service (UKVI) with a Tier 4 Sponsor status in providing intensive GCSE and A Level courses to students from a range of nationalities.

Acorn House College specialises in supporting students to go onto top universities in the UK, particularly to study for Medical Science careers. 

Applying to Acorn House College

If you are interested in applying to Acorn House College as an international student, contact our admissions office to find out more about the school and our admissions process:

Tel: +44 (0)20 8571 9900

Email: info@acornhousecollege.com

Visas and the Immigration Healthcare Surcharge.

All international students must meet the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) criteria if the college is sponsoring the visa.   

New Immigration Healthcare Surcharge (IHS) for non-EEA students 

If you are a non-EEA national, you will be required to pay a healthcare surcharge from 6 April 2015. This new charge is a requirement of any student visa application. Once you submit payment, you will receive an IHS reference number to submit with your application.

Details of the new charge:

Full details are available at the Home Office website.

Changes to Biometric Residence Permit (BRP)

From 18 March 2015, non-EEA-national students from certain countries who apply for their student visas from outside the UK will be issued a 30-day vignette (sticker) in their passports. If this applies to you, you will be issued with a BRP that must be collected within ten days of your arrival in the UK. This process will apply to all international students from 31 July 2015. For further information visit the Biometric Residence Permit section on the UK Government website.

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