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UK Post Study Work Visa 2023 - All you need to know

 
 
The UK Government has implemented the Post study work Visa for International students undergoing an Undergraduate, Masters or Ph.D. Program In the UK, United Kingdom.
This visa allows International students to find work in their respective fields for a duration of 2 years after their program of study.


WHO IS ELIGIBLE FOR THE UK POST-STUDY WORK VISA IN 2023?

International students studying remotely because of the pandemic are eligible to apply for the new post-study work visa provided that they are not graduating in 2023.


International Students starting a Masters program are eligible too as long as they are in the UK by 27th September 2021.
International students who have completed their course of study with a track record of compliance.

 

WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF THE UNITED KINGDOM POST STUDY WORK VISA?

  • 2 years post-study, work visa for first degree and masters graduates in which time they are allowed to work at any skill level without needing support from employers.

  • Longer time or extended period in the UK for graduates.

  • 3 years post study work visa for PhD students aimed at making the labour market more appealing for PhD holders and improve research output in the country.


WHICH OTHER COUNTRY OFFERS POST STUDY WORK PERMIT?

AUSTRALIA - Students are given 18 months for graduate work and 2-3 years for post study work.


IRELAND - Bachelor graduates can stay for 6 months while Masters or PhD graduates can get a 24-month visa.


GERMANY - 18 months is given to secure a job after which one applies for permanent residency.
Others include; Canada, New Zealand, The United States Of America, Barbados, Dominica, and so on.