How can international
students benefit from
the “New Graduate
Route” for post-study
work opportunities in
the UK?

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How can international students benefit from the “New Graduate Route” for post-study work opportunities in the UK? 3 Months ago

Reason 1 of 9: Why Choose the United Kingdom as Your Study Destination!

Post-Study Work Rights through The "New Graduate Route“ permits international students to stay and work opportunities, up to 2 years for undergraduates and master's degree holders and up to 3 years for PhD graduates.

PFEC Global is here to guide you through the Graduate Route application process for Post-Study Work Rights

Eligibility Criteria:

  • You must be in the UK.
  • You should have studied a bachelor's, postgraduate, or other eligible degree in the UK for a minimum duration with your Student visa or Tier 4 student visa.
  • You possess a valid Student visa or Tier 4 (General) student visa.
  • Your education provider has confirmed your course completion to the Home Office.

Exciting Changes:

Previously, graduates were allowed to stay for only four months to find a job. But now, international students can extend their stay for two years, promoting growth in STEM-related fields.

Application Process:

Apply for the Graduate Route before your Student visa or Tier 4 (General) student visa expires. Once your education provider confirms your course completion, submit your application along with the required documents. The decision will be conveyed within 8 weeks of completing all formalities. You can stay in the UK during this time.

Charges:

  • Two and three-year Graduate route application: £715
  • Immigration Health Surcharge: £624 per year

After completing your studies, take advantage of the UK's post-study work opportunities. Gain valuable work experience and establish a strong foundation for your future career.

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