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  1. Articles: Europe
    A Scottish University that had its visa licence suspended after an inspection revealed that 150 Filipino students were also working nearly full time has addressed the problem. Glasgow Caledonian University had its UK visa licence to sponsor foreign students restored by the UK Border Agency...
  2. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi there My family and I are on british passports and have a lot of close family in the Edinburgh/Scottish Borders area. We have visited many times and love it there but seem to be unable to take the final step to move over. I would like to list my concerns and questions and if anyone is able...
  3. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hello! My fiancee is currently studying in Scotland, working on his PhD. We plan to get married in October and apply for a EEA Family Permit (correct one?) so I can live there with him for the next 1 - 1 1/2 years while he finishes at University. I am an American citizen, he is a Swedish...
  4. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi, As part of my application for a Uk Marriage Visa i have to submit a report of the property my husband and i will be living at. We'll be living with his aunt in Dumfries who owns her own house, Scotland when we first get there. The report is supposed to outline how many rooms there are, how...
  5. Articles: Europe
    Scotland could have one of the most restrictive visa regimes in the world for overseas students under UK Government plans to crack down on immigration, it is claimed. According to Universities Scotland, which represents university principals, the policy to reduce the number of visas for those...
  6. Articles: Europe
    Expats seeking the good life in Scotland should look to the north east of the country after Aberdeenshire was voted as having the best quality of life. For the second year running, residents of Aberdeenshire have the best quality of life in terms of health, life expectancy, employment, school...
  7. Articles: Europe
    Scotland’s government and business community has declared it is unhappy with the immigration cuts being imposed by the UK government and wants a more flexible approach. A letter from the Scottish Government and business and industry leaders says that the tough new UK Visa caps will damage...
  8. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hello, My boyfriend and I presently live in Toronto. I will complete school this December in Hospital administration and my main work background is administrative. He works in printing/press and went to school for Graphic Design. I understand we won't necessarily find a job in our field of...
  9. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi, I was wondering if any on here could recommend any immigration lawyers that specialize in US to UK visa applications (specifically student\dependent). I know of one in New York, but we would like some different options. Someone in Chicago would be ideal, but I realise that its probably...
  10. Egypt Expat Forum for Expats Living in Egypt
    Just thought it might be worth giving out this info on TV channels. I subscribe to ART, which, for the full package, is about GBP 50 or 60 for six months. For that, there's a bunch of serial, movie and sport channels. Another package is Showtime/Orbit but that's about GBP20 a month. The big...
  11. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi, i just moved to Scotland from France, not a great deal you would say. Sure, but I travelled with my dog. Everything was ok: chip, passport, blood test etc. Apart from the price ! Travelling by plane, British Airways told me I had to go through British Airways Cargo, which i did. And British...
  12. USA Expat Forum for Expats Living in the USA
    Looking for some simple help. I would love to live and work in the States, even if just for 1 year. I have visited the country several times now and find it a fantastic environment. Can anyone advise on what I should perhaps look into first. What employment opportunities could be open to me...
  13. Articles: Europe
    Edinburgh is the capital city of Scotland and is the second largest city in the country. It is situated in the southeast side of Scotland, on the Firth of Forth’s south shore and on the North Sea. Its beautiful location makes it one of the most dramatic cities in all of Europe. Edinburgh...
  14. Articles: Europe
    Glasgow is the largest city in Scotland and is characterized as much by its warm and friendly residents, as it is by its awe-inspiring examples of 19th-century architecture, flourishing cultural, theatrical, arts and music scene, and of course its various bars and drinking establishments that...
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