Students who want to study in the UK will need to apply for visas under the new immigration system sooner than initially expected

The UK government has announced that new routes for international students to apply for visas are to open in October, including a points-based immigration system which it claims will “open up the UK to the brightest and the best from around the world”. READ MORE

In search of the world’s best schools, King’s Ely

Our partnership with King’s Ely started in 2017 when 20 of our youngest learners (8-10 year olds) from Italy attended the King’s immersion course. That education project turned out to be a great success! Consequently, in August of the same year, we were invited by the school’s senior management to get a personal feel of that historic school located in the equally historic town of Ely.

PRODIREKT young learners from Italy at King’s Ely

King’s Ely is located about 25km north of the city of Cambridge, an esteemed center of academia for more than 800 years. This is one of the oldest British schools. Founded in the 11th century to educate boy choristers at the adjacent famous Ely Cathedral, the school received a royal charter in 1541 from King Henry VIII to educate King’s Scholars, and has maintained strong links with Ely Cathedral ever since. READ MORE

Students looking to study in the UK for six months or less can now enter on a standard visitor visa

UK student visas, Verbalists

The UK is to introduce more flexibility into the visitor visa route by removing the short-term study visa and allowing study on programs up to six months on a visitor visa, while English UK is calling on the government to adopt measures to support the sector as it estimates an 80 per cent loss of student weeks due to Covid-19.

The short-term study visa route will close at the end of the year and students looking to study in the UK for six months or less can enter on a standard visitor visa. READ MORE