UK grants visas to attract top 50 university graduates in the world
The UK government’s ‘High Potential Individual’ visa policy will allow graduates from the world’s top 50 universities (outside the UK) to receive a visa for 2-3 years without an invitation. work in advance.
According to the Telegraph, the “High Potential Individual” visa program has been launched since May 30, 2022 in the UK. The Department of Home Affairs and the Department of Finance hope that this program will attract the brightest talents to come here to develop early in their careers.
Specifically, the “High Potential Individual” policy allows graduates from the Top 50 universities in the world (outside the UK) to receive a visa allowing them to work in the UK including business experience. self-employed or volunteer without a pre-existing job offer. This policy does not apply to athletes or sports coaches.
The duration of the visa will depend on the level of education of the visa applicant, a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree has a duration of 2 years, a PhD degree is valid for 3 years. After this deadline, “High Potential Individual” visa recipients can switch to a long-term work visa, provided the legal conditions are met.
Information to the Telegraph, a representative of the UK Home Office said that the number of people who receive the “High Potential Individual” visa is not fixed, depending on the needs of attracting talents of each field.
Accordingly, eligible universities must be ranked in the top 50 of at least two of the following ranking systems: Times Higher Education World University Rankings; Quacquarelli Symonds World University Rankings; Academic Ranking of World Universities. According to the latest list of the British Home Office, there are 20 universities in the US that meet this condition; Other countries where the University is accepted include: Canada, Japan, Germany, Australia, China, Hong Kong, Singapore, France, Switzerland and Sweden.
In addition, visa applicants must have a clean background, no criminal record and have a minimum English level of B1. More specifically, ‘High Potential Individual’ visa holders can bring their spouse and children under 18 to the UK.
“This new visa policy demonstrates the UK’s desire to attract the brightest young talent globally. It is part of our vision to make the UK a hub for innovation, creativity and collaboration. leading international cooperation.
We want the giant corporations of the future to be built in the UK from now on, that’s why we welcome potential students to start a business,” said Mr. Rishi Sunak – Minister of Finance. know.
Viet Dung (According to Telegraph)
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