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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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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 […]

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New Rule changes in effect from November 2012

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A host of changes to the immigration rules came into force on 22 November 2012. They include the following: A lowering of the English language requirement for Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) from level C1 (advanced) to level B1 (intermediate), in line with other points-based system categories. This change is being made in response to concerns that the […]

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Tier 4 ongoing sagas

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As the London Metropolitan University saga continued unabated, we would advise all future Tier 4 applicants to seek immigration advice before applying for enrolling at a university or college.  Here at  Barar and Associates we keep abreast of all revocations of licences and rules changes to ensure that our student clients are not ripped off […]