I am a Malaysian, my convocation was on 16 July 2019 and my Tier 4 visa will be expired on 30 September 2019.

I would like to attend my sister's convocation on 16 October 2019 (Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge). May I know whether I am able to be granted a 6-month tourist visa when I re-enter UK after visited a EU country?

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    As stated in 'Answers', you don't need a Visa as a visitor. But it would be advisable to bring evidence of the event you are attending and evidence that you are only re-visiting for a few days such as confirmed hotel booking and onwards ticket out of the UK. – canonacer Jul 29 '19 at 6:13
  • If you have it, evidence of ties to your home country would be a good idea too, eg job. – Traveller Jul 29 '19 at 6:55

Yes, you can go back and request entry without a visa. Ordinarily it should be a simple process, but you having lived in the UK on a Tier 4 and then immediately going back to the UK might raise some suspicion; Be prepared to show evidence of your intention to leave in time.

Visa Exemptions:

Nationals of Malaysia for a maximum stay of 6 months.


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