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UK’s tougher visa rules for overseas students take effect tomorrow

by Ray Clancy on March 31, 2011

Stricter UK student visa rules to take effect

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 by UK Home Secretary Theresa May.

From tomorrow (April 01) any institution wanting to sponsor students will need to be classed as a Highly Trusted sponsor, and will need to become accredited by a statutory education inspection body by the end of 2012. The current system does not require this, and has allowed too many poor quality colleges to become sponsors, May said. [click to continue…]