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Students

The UK welcomes students from around the globe to join our world leading education establishments.

The UK’s education institutions are a major national asset and produce significant export revenues. On the face of it, UK Government policy is to encourage foreign national students to come to the UK benefit from the myriad opportunities afforded by the sector.

Conversely however, the UK has a complex legal regime concerning the sponsorship of foreign national students and these students remain part of the net migration figures that the Government wishes to reduce.

We help foreign students as well as their host institutions navigate the complexities of sponsorship and compliance.

We provide advice, assistance and guidance on all aspect of the Tier 4 Immigration Rules and policy guidance.

News

MAC Call For Evidence

The Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) has been commissioned by the UK Government to assess the range at which salary thresholds should be set for sponsored migrants in the context of the future post-Brexit immigration system, due to be launched in 2021. In addition the committee has been asked to provide evidence based recommendations on how…

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New Graduate Route For International Students

The Government has announced that a new 2-year post study work visa for international students will be launched next year. The new “Graduate” route will be open to all international students who have valid UK immigration status as a student and have completed a course of study in any subject at undergraduate level or above…

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MAC To Review Australian Points Based System

The new Home Secretary, Priti Patel, has written to the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) and instructed its members to add three more questions to their current review of salary levels for skilled workers in the context of Tier 2 sponsorship. The previous Home Secretary, Sajid Javid, commissioned this piece work in June 2019 and the…

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