UK opens new post-study work visa route for international students

A new immigration route has opened on Thursday (1 July 2021), allowing international graduates to kick-start their careers in the UK after they have finished their studies at a UK university. The UK Home Office has also confirmed further Covid-19 visa concessions for students unable to travel to the UK.

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Post-study work visas and the best countries to work in after studying

One of the appeals of studying abroad is the opportunity to experience a new work culture via a post-study work visa. According to the 2019 International Student Survey report from QS, when choosing a country to study in, 35% of respondents want to be able to get a work visa after graduation. In some circumstances, like in case of Canada, the right post-study work visa can be the first step towards becoming a permanent resident of the country that hosted you during your education.

If you’d like to stay abroad after your studies, these English-speaking countries offer the best work visa schemes for international students based on length of stay. READ MORE

Education of international students in UK independent schools

International parents are often keenly interested in the facts and figures of UK Independent Schools. So, what does “independent school” mean?

Independent schools are private schools that are overseen by a board of governors or trustees. But independent schools are not traditional private schools. A private school can be run by a for-profit company, a non-profit company, or a church or some other non-governmental organization. Conversely, an independent school is considered private, but is run by a board of governors or trustees that is independent (hence the name) of any other entities. READ MORE