Visas, Immigration & Nationality

International Universities Ranking

The rankings rate universities worldwide on 13 measures including teaching, research and international outlook – such as numbers of overseas students and staff. The new ranking showed that UK universities are facing increasing competition from leading Asian institutions. However, Oxford, Cambridge and Imperial College London remain in the top 10. Harvard University (US) is in second…
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Update on Education Institutions

We understand you are already aware that Opal College is under suspension. As it is our commitment to be of service to you, we will continue to assist you deal with the situation. Opal College is only on temporary suspension so hopefully the issues will be resolved and the suspension will be lifted up. Don’t…
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Visitors to the UK from the Philippines

There was a vast increase in the number of tourist and business visitors over the previous year. This was due to a number of factors. Since the EU lifted the ban on Philippine Airlines flights over EU airspace, a direct service from Manila to London is again in place. Getting a visa is easy; according…
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NEW NMC Registration Process as of 1 October 2014

The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) are introducing a new competency test to their registration process for overseas trained nurses wanting to come and practice in the UK. The changes will take effect as of 1 October 2014 and will have a knock on effect on the visa applications of overseas nurses seeking to enter…
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Immigration Act 2014

This new Act received Royal Assent in 14 May 2014 and contains a fresh wave of fundamental reforms to the UK immigration system. Some provisions are already in force while others are not. One of the main changes is the reduction of applications where a right of appeal to an independent tribunal exists. Right of…
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