British Council organises Pre-Departure briefing in Mumbai

Session to provide critical information to students planning to study in the UK around visa, travel and accommodation


Students going to the UK for further studies this year are invited to attend the British Council’s annual Pre-Departure Briefing Event. These sessions will provide an overview of what students can expect and advice about important do’s and don’ts while they prepare for student life in the UK. The briefing will also give students an opportunity to meet Alumni and network with fellow students who have enrolled to study at a UK institution, over tea.

Date: Saturday, 14 July 2018

Venue: British Council, 901, 9th Floor, Tower 1 One Indiabulls Centre 841, Senapati Bapat Marg Elphinstone Road, Mumbai 400013

Reporting time: 10:00 am

Registration: Students and/or accompanying parents are required to purchase the tickets from British Council Mumbai office between 10 am to 6 pm .

Fee: A registration fee of INR 300/ – will be charged per person per ticket.

Registration Link:

Tickets have to be collected from the office and are not available online.

The briefing is being held for all students, who have received a confirmed offer of admission (also known as the offer letter from the University) from an institution in the UK to begin their course in September 2018.

It will include a session to inform the students about visa applications and related procedures, delivered by officers from UK Visa and Immigration (UKVI). There will also be a session on how best students can settle in the UK, including information about transportation and accommodation.

For any query, please contact:

Shamik Biswas | Head of Higher Education and Society, West India | British Council, 02267486724

About the British Council

The British Council is the UK’s international organization for cultural relations and educational opportunities. We create friendly knowledge and understanding between the people of the UK and other countries. We do this by making a positive contribution to the UK and the countries we work with – changing lives by creating opportunities, building connections and engendering trust. We work with over 100 countries across the world in the fields of arts and culture, English language, education and civil society. Each year we reach over 20 million people face-to-face and more than 500 million people online, via broadcasts and publications. Founded in 1934, we are a UK charity governed by Royal Charter and a UK public body.