Route is for international students who want to work following the successful completion of a course of study at UK bachelor’s degree-level or above.??
The launch of the new Graduate route shows that the government is continuing to deliver on its key manifesto promise to implement a points-based immigration system, which will attract talent and ensure that businesses can recruit the most highly qualified from across the globe to drive the economy forwards.
The Graduate route will work for all corners of the UK, ensuring that communities in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland can benefit from talented individuals who want to stay after their studies.
As detailed in the Immigration Rules laid in Parliament today (4 March), the new route?will open for applications on 1 July 2021, to international students who successfully complete a degree at undergraduate level or above in the UK.
The Graduate route will be unsponsored, meaning applicants will not need a job offer to apply for the route. There will be no minimum salary requirements nor caps on numbers. Graduates on the route will be able to work flexibly, switch jobs and develop their career as required.?
Aim and Benefits of UK Govt Graduate route Program
Students on the Graduate route will be able to work or look for work after their studies for a maximum period of 2 years, or 3 years for Doctoral students.
Requirements for UK Govt Graduate route Program Qualification
- International students must have completed an eligible course at a UK higher education provider, with a track record of compliance with the government’s immigration requirements to apply to the Graduate route.
- Applicants who began their studies in Autumn 2020 will now have until 21 June 2021 to enter the UK (updated from 6 April 2021) in order to be eligible for the Graduate route. Students who began their studies in January or February 2021 will need to be in the UK by 27 September 2021.?
How to Apply
Interested and qualified? Go to UK Government on www.gov.uk to apply
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