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All students who complete their higher education in UK are eligible to get Two years post study visa..

    Two years post study visa:

    The UK government have announced a new immigration route which will allow international students to work for two years after completing their programme of studies. Successful applicants on this route will be able to stay and work (in any sector or at any level), or look for work, in the UK for a maximum period of two years. The visa is not extendable but graduates will be able to switch into skilled work once they have found a suitable job.

    New Points based system in UK:
  • 10 points will be awarded if a migrant speaks English (mandatory)
  • 20 points will be awarded if an individual has a job, offer or sponsor (mandatory)
  • 20 points will be awarded if the job has the proper skill level (mandatory)
  • 0 points will be awarded if a jobs salary ranges from 20,480 to 23,039** GBP
  • 10 points will be awarded if a jobs salary is between 23,040 and 25,599 GBP
  • 20 points will be awarded if the salary for a job is over 25,600 GBP
  • 20 points will be awarded for a job thats on the shortage occupation list
  • 10 points will be awarded if a UK visa applicant has a PhD degree
  • 20 points will be awarded if an individuals PhD degree is in science, technology, maths or engineering
  • Tier 2 (General) visa:

    Open to recent graduates with a Bachelor's or Masters degree, PhD, PGCE or PGDE from a UK recognised or listed body. You can apply for a Tier 2 visa without first having to leave the UK if you have an offer of a skilled job from an employer that is a licensed sponsor. The job must meet minimum salary criteria this depends on;the profession you wish to work in. There is no limit to the number of students who can gain a Tier 2 visa, provided you meet these requirements. You can stay in the UK for 3 years, with the possibility to extend.

    Tier 5 temporary worker visa:

    You must leave the UK and apply from overseas for this category. The exception to this is if you are undertaking postgraduate training or work experience relevant to your qualification in this case you can switch into the Tier 5 government authorised exchange scheme from inside the UK. To apply for most Tier 5 categories, you must have a job offer from a licensed sponsor and pass a points-based assessment. There are different requirements under the youth mobility scheme. Tier 5 work experience and internship schemes are limited to 12 months, but other schemes covering research, fellowships and training in the fields of science and medicine are limited to two years.

    The following visa is suitable for graduates who want to start up their own business in the UK.

    Tier 1 (Graduate Entrepreneur) visa:

    To be eligible, you need to be endorsed by a UK higher education institution (HEI) participating in this scheme. On this scheme, you can stay in the UK for one year with the option to extend for a further 12 months if your institution is willing to continue to endorse you.

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