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International Student Support
Contact Details

International Student Support
One Elmwood Student Centre
Queen’s University Belfast
University Road
Northern Ireland

General Email:
Immigration Email:
Compliance Email:

Telephone: +44 (028) 9097 3820

Who Are We?

The International Student Support team is here to help you make the most of your experience as an international student. We provide advice and assistance to international students from the time you apply to the University, right through your studies with Queen's. 

Our dedicated team provides specialist advice in relation to visa and immigration matters including applying for your visa to come to the UK and assisting you with any queries you may have during your time here. 

Our immigration advice and services are carried out in accordance with the UKCISA Codes of Ethics and we are authorised to provide immigration advice by the Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner who regulate the provision of immigration advice in the UK.

We understand that moving to a new country can be tough, however we are here to guide you through this process and to ensure that your time in Belfast is as enjoyable as possible. 

Our Services

We can provide advice and assistance in relation a range of visa and immigration issues including the following:

  • Applying for a visa to come to the UK
  • Extending your visa in the UK
  • Lost passport or visa
  • Errors on your visa
  • Withdrawing from the University
  • Changing your course

Please note that immigration advice can only be provided in writing or via a virtual appointment.

Please contact with your enquiry and one of our advisers will be in touch.

International Student Support Team

Brian Slevin
Head of International Student Support 

Helen McBrinn
Senior Immigration Adviser  

Anes Kaczor
Immigration Compliance Manager

Georgina Kennedy-Asser
International Student Immigration Adviser 

Kathryn Carley
International Student Immigration Adviser 

Timothy McQuoid 
International Student Immigration Adviser 

Abigail Frowde
International Student Immigration Adviser 

Niamh Quigley
Student Immigration Assistant

Suzie Cousins 
Student Immigration Compliance Assistant

Andrew Uprichard
Student Immigration Compliance Assistant

Jola McGrath
Immigration Compliance Clerical Officer

Claire Nelson
Immigration Compliance Clerical Officer 

 Claire James
International Student Support Office Manager 

Judith Pollock (Jobshare)
International Student CAS Co-ordinator 

Carole Cooper (Jobshare)
International Student CAS Co-ordinator


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