International Students

Welcome to keele!

It is important for us that you feel comfortable knowing your way around keele and are confident about the events and support that is in place for you.

This page will help you with your visa and immigration issues as well as guiding you on international events.

The International Student Support team are based in the Tawney Building and are happy to answer any questions you may have you can email them at

Important information for your family

In an emergency, your family can contact you at Keele as follows:

  1. The contact number for incoming calls to rooms in Halls is +44 (0)1782 73 plus the four digit extension of the room.
  2. From Monday to Friday between 9am-5pm (GMT/+1) the Critical Incident Support Team can be contacted on +44 (0)1782 733335.
  3. If you live in Halls, after 5pm weekdays or at the weekend a Residence Support Assistant will be on duty and can be contacted on the relevant Hall number.  Details are available on your room information card.  When you arrive at Keele, please give this number to your family and friends back home.
  4. Also after 5pm weekdays and at the weekend, Security can be contacted on +44 (0)1782 733004 and they can pass a message to you immediately. 

If you will be living off campus, it is essential that we have a record of your address and contact telephone numbers.  You will be asked to confirm these during the pre-enrolment process.

During the first day of International Orientation on 22nd September 2015, we shall have computers available to use in the Contact Cafe in the Chancellor's Building and also in the Library, should you wish to send a quick email or social website message to your family and friends to confirm your safe arrival.