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What happens when institution's Tier 4 license is suspended?

Suspension removes the institution from the public register of sponsors while further investigations are carried out. They will be notified that their licence will be revoked. If they fail to address concerns raised by the Home Office, and cannot recruit students during this period.

International Students who are already studying with the suspended Tier 4 sponsor:

These students are not immediately affected. Their visa/leave to remain is still valid. They can continue to study and travel to and from the UK as normal, subject to meeting the other immigration requirements.

International Students who have an out...

What happens when institution's Tier 4 license is revoked?

The Home Office has a responsibility to take immediate action where we have reason to believe that a sponsor is no longer fulfilling its obligations. Education providers have a duty to take their immigration responsibilities seriously.

International Students with applications outstanding:
they will be given a period of time to find a new sponsor and the application is kept on hold

International Students with leave at the institution:
in most cases they will have their leave curtailed down to 60 days (starting from the date of notification by the Home Office) in which to find a new sponsor

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Which private colleges have had their licence suspended or revoked on and after 24 June 2014?

 

 Home Office immigration action against education institutions: factsheet

 

Sponsor suspensions June 2014

 

Universities and colleges that wish to recruit students from outside the European Economic Area under Tier 4 of the immigration Points Based System must hold a Tier 4 sponsor licence.

 

The Home Office has a responsibility to take immediate action where we have reason to believe that a sponsor is no longer fulfilling its obligations. Education providers have a duty to take their immigration responsibilities seriously.

 

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Benefits of Studying in the UK for International Students

There are hundreds of thousands of international students that make their way to United Kingdom every year. Whether it's a university in London, or a variety of other affordable degreesstudying in the UK can be extremely rewarding and it's possible to look into professional degrees, MBA, PhD's and of course undergraduate courses from some of the most prestigious universities in the world. When it comes right down to it though, what is it about the UK that makes it such an att...

How to Prepare for Tier 4(UK Student) VISA?

The Home Office has introduced credibility interviews into the Tier 4 visa application process. These interviews are used as part of the assessment of the visa application and will be conducted in English, without the assistance of an interpreter.

Please note that students who are nationals of countries deemed to be “low risk” will not be interviewed, and it also does not apply to those students already in the UK.

There are two types of credibility interview. The first type will take place at the same time as your biometrics are taken at the Embassy or designated agency. This initial interview will only take around five minutes and will ...

Top 25 Scholarships in UK for International Students

Are you an international student who is looking for Scholarships in the UK ? The British Government and UK Universities provide a large number of scholarships for international students who want to study in the United Kingdom. Here below are the list of Top 25 Scholarships in UK for Internationl Students.

UK Government Scholarships

Chevening Scholarships

The Chevening UK Scholarships is the flagship scholarship scheme of the British Government. Every year, 1000 scholarships are given to exceptional international students who wants undertake postgraduate study at UK Universitie...

Study Abroad: A life changing experience

By: Unza Shahid (International Student at City University London)


In the last few years, the trend of studying overseas has increased drastically. And the reason behind it could be taken as the urge of the person to stand out of the crowd; and studying abroad is considered as the key element to achieving this goal.  There are various institutions in the world offering the best facilities and education to students but the UK holds the leading position in providing quality education throughout the years . The UK is home to numerous world-wide recognized educational institutions and the quality of education is incomparable. This is the very reason that students...

How to Write a Personal Statement

A personal statement is a piece of writing, no longer than 4000 characters or 47 lines (which ever comes first) including blank lines/spaces, which are sent to universities along with your application. Your aim, when writing a personal statement, is to sell yourself. You have to tell the admissions tutors why you are right for this course. However, you can only write one statement to be sent to all of your chosen courses. This can be hard if you have chosen very different courses to apply for. In that case, you will need to find an underlying theme, such as creativity or logical thinking, and write about that.

 

What to Include

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