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If you are using your own or personal bank account, you need to provide your original bank statement in your name covering a 28 day period.
The date of the bank statement must be no more than 1 month old at the time you submit your student visa application.
Your original personal bank statement must show:
Letter from your bankIf you don’t have a bank statement, you can also provide a letter from your bank including the same information as on the personal bank statement (see above).
Cash in a parent or legal guardian's accountIf you are using cash in a bank account in your parent or legal guardian’s then you must include your parents’ or legal guardian’s original bank statement including all the same information as on the personal bank statement.
If your parents or legal guardians are providing your tuition fees and living costs, you must also prove that they are your parents or legal guardians.
You do this by providing one of the following:
Cash in a joint account with your relative or friendIf you are being sponsored by another relative or a friend, you must show a joint bank account statement in your and their name with all the above details.
Banks StatementsIf you are using any submitting any bank statements with your visa application, you must write the closing balance in pounds sterling on the original statement using the UKBA official exchange rate website: www.oanda.com/convert/classic
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