The UK Government has helpfully announced a new immigration route for international students that will allow them to build their careers with the UK on graduation. Here is what we know so far.
The UK Government recently announced fundamental changes to the Tier 2 categories. In 2015, the government had commissioned the independent Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) to review the Tier 2 immigration categories. The MAC were specifically requested to advise on how to make the Tier 2 criteria more robust yet flexible enough to allow key skills shortages to be met within the UK. Having considered MAC’s recommendations and in March 2016 announced key changes to Tier 2.