The Highly Trusted Sponsor Scheme is now officially up and running for Tier 4 of the Points Based System (PBS) after its introduction yesterday (6th April 2010). Under the new rules UK Academic Institutions will only be able to offer “Restricted Courses” to migrant students if they hold a Highly Trusted Sponsor License. Tier 4 […]
The UK Border Agency has set out key dates relating to the launch of the new Highly Trusted Sponsor Scheme for Tier 4 (Student) Licensed Organisations. Information on the launch of the Highly Trusted Sponsor Scheme for Tier 2 (Work Permit) and Tier 5 employers will be released later in 2010.
On the 6th April 2010 the UK Border Agency will launch its new Highly Trusted Sponsor Scheme. Initially the scheme will be rolled out to Tier 4 Sponsors (Academic Institutions) however later in 2010 the scheme is expected to be expanded to include Tier 2 (Work Permit) and Tier 5 Sponsors. This Special Report will […]
The UK Border Agency yesterday (22nd February 2010) implemented the final stage of Tier 4 (Student) of the Points Based Immigration System. The final stage of the implementation will see Visa Letters becoming obsolete and the introduction of mandatory reporting requirements for students who have been assigned a Confirmation of Acceptance.
The UK Border Agency has announced that it will partially lift the suspension of Tier 4 (Student) of the Points Based System (PBS) at seven visa application centres in North India, Bangladesh & Nepal from the 1st March 2010 following investigations into whether certain applications were genuine.
Tier 4 Student Rules will be tightened and the new measures for students include: A good standard of English (equivalent of holding just below a GCSE in a foreign language) will be needed to come to the UK and study to improve English language competency further A good standard of English (again equivalent of holding […]
Tier 4 (Student) Rules March 2010 Tough changes relating to Tier 4 (Student) Rules relating to the Points Based System are to be introduced on the 3rd March 2010 the Home Secretary has announced. Under the new rules the number of hours an overseas student will be allowed to work in term time will be […]
The UK Border Agency has announced that Tier 4 (Student) of the Points Based System (PBS) has been suspended in seven visa application centres in North India, Bangladesh and Nepal while investigations are made into whether certain applications are genuine. The centres will not accept any new applications under Tier 4 Student from the 1st […]
The changes to Tier 4 student visa from the 22nd February 2010 means that students applying for one will be refused if they apply with an obsolete Visa Letter rather than a Confirmation of Acceptance. Those Students planning on applying after the 22nd February who already hold a Visa Letter must also secure a CAS […]
From the 22nd February 2010 new responsibilities and procedures will be implemented for Tier 4 Sponsors (Academic Institutions) when Phase 4 Implementation of Tier 4 Student begins. From this date Sponsors will be required to issue Confirmations of Acceptance for studies (CAS) to all students whether they apply from inside or outside of the United […]