Well, let us see here some latest UK Tier 2 visa changes and its effect on the foreigners wanting to live in the UK following completion of their study in the UK.
UK Tier 2 program changes—The UK government has recently changed rules for UK Tier 2 visa program.
And these changes will be impacting those are desirous of staying in the UK once they complete their study here. To be clear, it simply means easier settlement for those who are willing to settle in the UK after completion of their UK study under the UK Tier 2 visa program.
UK Tier 2 visa program has changed and made it simpler for foreigners finishing their study in the UK to settle here.
What will be the benefit of new UK Tier 2 visa rules?—Those finishing a minimum period of 12 months of study in the UK will get the option of switching to a UK Tier 2 sponsorship.
In addition, those on a UK Tier 4 visa having a master’s or bachelor’s degree(UK recognized), a post-graduate certification in education/professional graduate diploma of education will also have the facility to switch to a UK Tier 2 sponsorship. Isn’t it amazing for immigrants? Indeed. And graduate entrepreneurs will be most benefited by the latest changes as well, affirmed the UK Border Agency(UKBA).
Job opportunities for UK Tier 2 visa program—Foreigners wanting to come to the UK under the UK Tier 2 visa program will be able to work in the UK as skilled workers. And the maximum limit for foreigners wanting to move to the UK for working there as skilled foreigners will be 20,700 for the period 6th April, 2013 till 5th April, 2014(annual salary not more than £152,100).
However, for those immigrating to the UK for working there on jobs having an annual salary of £152,100 or even more are not bound by any upper UK immigration limit under this UK immigration category.
October changes to have more restrictions on UK Tier 4 visa immigrants—UK Tier 4 visa immigrants will be subject to additional restrictions after the changes are introduced in October this year. These restrictions will include more checks by the UKBA for making sure only genuine applicants are allowed to come to the UK for studying and/or working.