Category: UK Points Based Visas

Visas, Immigration & Nationality

UK-India Young Professionals Scheme: 3,000 Visas Per Year

The UK government has approved 3,000 visas for young Indian professionals to work in the UK every year. Under the UK-India Young Professionals Scheme, the UK will offer 3,000 places to 18-30-year-old degree-holder Indian nationals to come to the UK to live and work for two years.  The UK Prime Minister’s Office tweeted, “Today the…
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UK Launched Scale-Up Visa

The new UK Scale-up visa officially launches today, 22 August 2022. The new visa route is aimed at foreign nationals who have been recruited by a UK sponsor.  The scale-up visa was created to make it quicker and easier for fast-growing businesses to bring highly skilled individuals to the UK.  In order to be eligible…
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UK Resumes Priority Visa Services

Last March, the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) suspended the priority services for new applications made from outside the UK. After 5 months, UKVI has reinstated “priority services” for new work visa applications. The suspension was UKVI’s response to the large influx of applications under the Ukraine Family Scheme as those applications were to be…
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What are the High Potential Individual Visa Requirements?

The UK high potential individual visa route was first alluded to on 3rd March 2021 by the UK’s treasury in the “attracting global talent and boosting investment” section of its “Build Back Better: our plan for growth” paper.  It was then announced in a statement of changes to the immigration rules on 9th July 2019.…
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Brexit Blamed For Decline In Numbers of EU students at Oxford

Oxford University has blamed Brexit for the sharp decline in the number of students from the European Union. Brexit has caused a “steep decline” in the number of students from the European Union going to study at Oxford University, the annual admissions report has shown. The university’s annual report found the number admitted from the…
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