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I am an Australian uni student doing a 6 week course in London in October which I have applied for a Tier 4 visa for. I have also booked a 1 month trip through Europe prior to the start of my student visa, however, I land in London on the 1st day and leave the following day to start the 1 month holiday.
Can I enter the UK first as a standard tourist leave the following day, and then enter 3 weeks later on my Tier 4 student visa? I'm worried that Border Security will refuse me entry and deport me home before I can even start my holiday!