Question: “How has the UK student visa changed?”
The UK government offers student visas to foreign students that have been offered a full time place at a recognized UK education institution.
The new Tier 4 Student Visa replaces the old UK Student Visa.
To be able to apply, you must:
Student visa conditions:
For more information, visit the UK Border Agency.
IMPORTANT UPDATE – 31 March:
UK government announced an overhaul of the UK student visas on 22 March 2011.
“Tougher entrance criteria, limits on work entitlements and the closure of the post-study work route are among the changes to the student visa system announced today by Home Secretary Theresa May.”
1. Students at degree level now require ‘upper intermediate’ English (B1) up from ‘lower intermediate’ (B2)
2. Only postgraduate and government-sponsored students can bring their dependants
3. Tier 1 (post-study work) route is being closed – no more two years post-study work. Students can still work post-study on a Tier 2, business sponsored visa
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