International Students must successfully apply for a Student visa before they can commence their studies in the UK. This short article provides an overview about the requirements for Student visas for foreign students intending to study in the UK. The relevant Immigration Rules that cover Student Visa applications are primarily contained in Appendix Student. A
This Post – Work Study type leave is valid for a period of 2 years or 3 years. How long permission is granted for will depend on whether the degree undertaken was at Doctorate Degree level or below. Where the degree undertaken was below Doctorate Degree level, leave will only be granted for 2 years.
The Graduate Route does not require sponsorship unlike most of the work categories under the Point Based System (PBS).
One of the benefits of the Graduate Route is that those on it are not tied to one employer, so it is possible to change employer if you need to do so without permission.
Our Immigration Department is able to advise and assist with applications to the Graduate Route.