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    The importance of purchasing travel insurance with a Tier 4 UK student visa
    Jun 13, 2019  |  by Guest writer
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    Two new Aussie visa routes for skilled migrants
    May 23, 2019  |  by Sam Hopwood
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    25% of UK spouse visa applications are refused every year – make sure yours isn’t one
    Apr 02, 2019  |  by Sam Hopwood
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    How to calculate your costs before you immigrate to the UK
    Mar 29, 2019  |  by John Dunn
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    Everything we know about the new Tier 1 Innovator visa
    Mar 29, 2019  |  by John Dunn
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    Shipping household goods from South Africa to the UK, what you need to know
    Mar 29, 2019  |  by Leanne Shrosbree
  • City-of-london
    Applying for a UK visa from Australia and New Zealand – what you need to know to avoid being refused
    Mar 20, 2019  |  by Sam Hopwood
  • UK Tier 1 visas set to change
    Investors out, innovators in: UK Tier 1 visas set to change
    Feb 19, 2019  |  by Gary Kockott
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    The UK reveals its new skills-based immigration system for EU and non-EU nationals
    Jan 22, 2019  |  by John Dunn
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    Why so many people moved to the UK in 2018
    Dec 12, 2018  |  by John Dunn
 
 
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    The importance of purchasing travel insurance with a Tier 4 UK student visa

    by Guest writer | Jun 13, 2019
    The UK is filled with amazing sights, foods and culture. It’s a prime study destination for international students due to its world-class universities and work opportunities. You can study in the UK on a Tier 4 student visa, but it’s also important to take out travel insurance.
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    Two new Aussie visa routes for skilled migrants

    by Sam Hopwood | May 23, 2019
    Regional Australia is in desperate need of skilled migrants, so if you’re skilled in your field and looking to move Down Under, you’re in luck. The Aussie government will be launching two new Skilled Regional Provisional visas this year – this is how you can qualify.
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    25% of UK spouse visa applications are refused every year – make sure yours isn’t one

    by Sam Hopwood | Apr 02, 2019
    Before 2012, applying for a UK spouse visa was quite straight forward and refusals were uncommon. Then the UK government introduced the £18,600 minimum income threshold and the refusal rate for spouse visas soared. Up to 25% of applications are denied every year. Last year alone, UKVI refused 8,514 UK spouse visa applications out of 33,456. Here’s our advice on how to ensure your application is successful the first time.
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    How to calculate your costs before you immigrate to the UK

    by John Dunn | Mar 29, 2019
    When planning an international move it’s essential to be financially prepared. Costs add up and funds can disappear quicker than you think. It can be tough to keep track of every expense you’ll incur, so we’ve made it a bit easier. From your visa to your rent, and everything in between – here’s what to expect when you move to the UK.
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    Everything we know about the new Tier 1 Innovator visa

    by John Dunn | Mar 29, 2019
    The Tier 1 visa category will significantly change from April 2019. This was outlined in the Statement of Changes to the Immigration Rules published on 7 March 2019. The most notable changes include the closure of Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) and Tier 1 (Graduate Entrepreneur) routes as well as significant reforms for the requirements of Tier 1 (Investor) visas.
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    Shipping household goods from South Africa to the UK, what you need to know

    by Leanne Shrosbree | Mar 29, 2019
    In the past five years emigration has tripled among South African home owners. We’ve helped quite a few of them with their visa and finances but one question we often hear is: What’s the most cost-effective way to get my belongings into the UK? We look at some of the best options below.
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    Applying for a UK visa from Australia and New Zealand – what you need to know to avoid being refused

    by Sam Hopwood | Mar 20, 2019
    We find that UK visa applications often get refused because the applicant has failed to understand the UK immigration rules. The criteria and process when applying for a UK visa are complex, the fees are considerable, and the consequences of a visa refusal can be extreme. So, you want to ensure you get it right the first time. Below are a few of the most common mistakes to avoid when making your application.
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    Investors out, innovators in: UK Tier 1 visas set to change

    by Gary Kockott | Feb 19, 2019
    UK Tier 1 visa categories are under scrutiny after a surprise announcement on 6 December 2018 stated that the Tier 1 Investor route would be suspended. It was said that this route would no longer be open for applications, from 7 December 2018, and that new rules will be put in place sometime in 2019. The UK wants to crack-down on organised crime abusing the system for citizenship and encourage immigrants who will contribute to the economy.
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    The UK reveals its new skills-based immigration system for EU and non-EU nationals

    by John Dunn | Jan 22, 2019
    The new immigration system means that entry into the UK with a work visa will be based on skills and qualifications, rather than nationality. Let’s look at what’s going to change and what it means for those wanting to move to the UK to live and work.
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    Why so many people moved to the UK in 2018

    by John Dunn | Dec 12, 2018
    It’s official: The UK is the destination of choice for expats from all over the globe. But exactly how many people made the move in 2018? And which visas were they granted? Let’s take a closer look at just how many people visited and made the UK their home in 2018, and who knows, you may just be inspired to make the move yourself.
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