DETAILS OF CHANGES TO STUDENT VISAS

posted 1 Apr 2011, 03:26 by Mehdi Asili   [ updated 22 Apr 2011, 17:07 ]

31 March 2011

A statement of changes to the Immigration Rules has today been laid before Parliament, setting out how the student visa system will be reformed from next month. The reforms, which affect Tier 4 of the points-based system, were announced last week. 

"PLEASE CHECK PREVIOUS POSTS FOR DETAILS"

To accompany the statement of changes in the Immigration Rules bringing the first set of changes into force from 21 April 2011, the following were published on the UKBA database:

  • a statement of intent containing full details of the reforms;
  • revised policy guidance for Tier 4 migrants from 21 April 2011; and
  • revised guidance for Tier 4 sponsors from 21 April 2011.

The laying of the statement of changes was anounced in a written ministerial statement by Immigration Minister Damian Green.

"PLEASE REFER TO THE VISA REGULATIONS PAGE FOR DETAILS"

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