Job opportunities in lockdown – tips for international students on careers and immigration
Join us for an overview of the UK immigration routes available for international students and the best strategies and tips to secure a job. Helena Sheizon will talk about the existing immigration categories available to international students completing studies before June 2021 and about the Graduate Immigration route which will be launched in the summer 2021. Oscar Hardy will join her to introduce Libra Education and will talk about capitalising on your academic achievements when applying for jobs. Our last speaker, Miki Querner, will cover the best strategy for preparing for a job interview and psychological factors that make or break the interview.
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Assigning CAS under the new rules for international students
The Immigration Rules changed on 5 October 2020 and Tier 4 visa has been replaced with the Student and Child Student visa. The most important changes include relaxation of the rules on the maximum permitted time to study in the UK and financial requirements for students extending their leave.
From 1 January 2021, with the end of the post-Brexit transitional period, the Student route will extend to EU nationals who do not hold a settled or pre-settled status. Our senior immigration consultant, Tim Nikolaev, will give an overview of the Student route and the process of assigning a CAS by a registered Student Sponsor.
Overview of the forthcoming changes in UK Immigration
The government has published further details of the changes we may expect in the immigration system in January 2021. Join us for a preview of what’s to come and discuss how the changes may affect your business.
Topics to include:
- Hiring people from overseas in post-Brexit Britain – what will change
- Who will need a sponsorship licence – eligibility and application process
- Skilled worker route – what will change
- ICT vs skilled worker
Immigration update for international students
Post-study immigration options are blurry and international students may feel as lost as anyone else. Yet, we all have to plan ahead.
We will be running a series of online events to give international students an update on the current immigration policy and any concessions announced by the government in respect of extension of stay, right to work and switching into long-term immigration categories. We will be happy to answer your questions and hear your concerns.