Highly Trusted Colleges in London
Overseas students can only apply for a Visa to study in the UK if they are sponsored by an academic institution
that has been awarded HTS (Highly Trusted Sponsor) status.
Ealing Independent College has been awarded HTS status by the UKBA (UK Border Agency). This means that its
procedures for enrolling students reach the very highest standards expected by the British Government.
As a highly trusted college in London, Ealing Independent scrutinises all overseas applications, checks
students’ qualifications and level of English. Only after a full appraisal of all the relevant documents,
including relevant bank statements, will the College issue a CAS (confirmation of acceptance for studies) that will
enable the student to apply for a student visa (tier 4).
Having HTS means that all students who enrol at the London College, whether overseas or home students, know
that the College is a very respected institution that ensures all its students enrolled are academically able and
sufficiently proficient in the English language to be able to follow and succeed in a GCSE or A-level course.
The number of overseas students at EIC never exceeds 20% of the total intake. Also, the College ensures that the
overseas intake is recruited from several different countries to ensure that the institution has a real
Click here for a list of Highly Trusted Colleges in London from the UK Border Agency. For more details about
Ealing Independent College call 020 8579 6668 or contact us for any remaining questions.
Highly Trusted Sponsor by virtue of our status as an Independent
School regulated by Ofsted