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New changes affect Tier 4 students

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From August 2015, Tier 4 students at publicly funded colleges are no longer allowed to work part-time. From August 2015, Tier 4 students at universities are now permitted to study at the same level if there is a link with the previous course which have been studied before, or if it is confirmed by the […]

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Removal of Sponsor Licence

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After removal of the sponsor licence, colleges or universities are not permitted to sponsor any new overseas students or employees. However, it does not affect existing sponsored workers and students until a final decision is made in regards to the status of the sponsor licence by the Home Office. Students or workers who need to […]

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Student union sabbatical officer

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Tier 4 route for a student to take a “full-time, salaried, elected executive position” as a sabbatical officer. The period must be either during the course of their academic studies or in the academic year immediately following graduation Appendix A Paragraph 116(g) This route is also relevant to for individuals elected to office with the […]