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I am a dual US/Canadian citizen. I am 36. I reside in

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I am a dual US/Canadian citizen. I am 36. I reside in Canada. I would like to attend an independent College in UK for a bachelor's degree program but it is not a licensed VISA sponsor. Is there any path to acquiring a VISA that would allow me to study at this College for this program
JA: What steps have you taken? Have you filed any paperwork with the UK government? What country do you live in? What is your citizenship?
Customer: I haven't taken any steps.
JA: Have you talked to a lawyer about the visa?
Customer: No
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Customer: Ok

Hello,

I am an English Solicitor.

Unfortunately, you would not be eligible for a UK student visa if the college is not a licensed visa sponsor.

Sorry. May I help further?

I trust that my response was useful.

All the best

Customer: replied 12 days ago.
I did get your response, but at the same time I am getting conflicting messaging from one other lawyer (hence I jumped onto justanswer to get a second opinion) ... this other advise I received was as long as I have an offer of admission I would still be able to apply for a Visa ... so I am trying to get more info if this is indeed possible

If the college is not a licensed sponsor, it cannot sponsor you for a UK student visa.

All the best

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