Associate, Visiting and Guest Status

Guidelines and Procedure for the Award of Associate, Visiting and Guest Status (PDF, 104KB)

Code of Conduct (PDF, 196KB)

Forms (for Medical Sciences Forms, see below)

Nomination form for Associate, Visiting and Guest Status (Word, 32KB)

Personal data form (Word, 29KB)

Visiting Researcher Confidentiality Agreement & Assignment of IP Rights (contact RES with queries)

Faculty of Medical Sciences - use link below

For applications to the Faculty of Medical Sciences, please use this link to access the forms.


When nominating someone for Visiting or Guest Status who is from outside the EEA, be aware it is likely that they will require an entry clearance visa for their visit. The nominee may qualify to enter the UK as an ‘Academic Visitor’, but if they do not fit the given criteria, they may be eligible to enter as a ‘Sponsored Researcher’ under Tier 5 of the Home Office points based immigration system. These entry routes are described in the following document.

Please contact your HR team if you require further information or advice.

Guidance for Visitors needing a visa for entry into the UK (PDF, 43KB)