Post-study prawa pracy dla studentów zostały ograniczone, ponieważ 2012, kiedy ówczesny minister spraw wewnętrznych Theresa May zmniejszyć ilość czasu studenci mogli pozostać w Wielkiej Brytanii po ukończeniu studiów do zaledwie czterech miesięcy. Ta epoka trudnych ograniczeń wydaje się być jak na ponad 11 Września 2019, jak rząd Wielkiej Brytanii ogłosił nową „graduate” trasą, która pozwala wszystkich międzynarodowych studentów do pracy w Wielkiej Brytanii przez okres dwóch lat po ukończeniu studiów w porównaniu do poprzednich czterech miesięcy.
Z tej wizy, eligible students are able to look for work and get valuable work experience to kickstart their careers.
What exactly is the government proposing?
This two-year post-study visa applies to all students who have:
- valid UK immigration status as a student
- successfully completed a degree in any subject at undergraduate level or above, at an approved UK Higher Education Provider*
- starting university as part of the 2020/2021 intake.
What this means for international students?
If the above-mentioned requirements apply to YOU, you are able to stay in the UK for two years to find post-study work in the UK. After the two years, you will be able to switch onto a skilled work visa route, like a Poziom 2 work visa, if the job you found meets the minimum skill requirements of that route. Currently, international graduates are still only allowed to look for work for four months, and the job they secure must provide them with a Tier 2 Ogólne Visa.
Why is the government proposing this?
Last year alone, UK universities educated over 450,000 studentów, not including EU students. This route has been met by great enthusiasm from India and China, with the latter being the country which sends the most students to the UK. This announcement is part of the government’s aim to increase the number of international students in the UK to 600,000 przez 2030 as it has seen numbers of students drop since the restrictions in 2012.
Dodatkowo, as the UK prepares to leave the EU under the Brexit negotiations, there is a clear correlation with EU nationals leaving the UK or not coming to the UK to study, it needs to increase it’s the intake of non-EEA national students.
This change in immigration policy also comes as the UK wants to recruit talented graduates to try to become a science superpower and a world-leader in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) sector.
Jeśli masz, jednak, already started your degree and therefore do not qualify to undertake this route, click on the link below to learn more about the advice IaM’s experienced advisors can offer you regarding your options post graduating!
Jeśli jesteś, jednak, aged 16 lat i chcieliby studiować na kurs, który trwa dłużej niż 6 miesięcy, you may be able to ubiegać się o kategorii 4 Student Visa UK with our firm.
Learn more about the requirements and advantages of a Tier 4 Ogólne UK Visa tutaj!
Further details regarding this new route will be announced in due course, so keep an eye on further developments
*The status of each institution will be shown in the register of licensed sponsors.