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Politicians in Scotland want to re-introduce the Post Study Work Visa

Posted on January 25, 2016
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The Scottish National Party, which won a huge number of 56 seats, from Scotland, in the last UK elections, is currently the third-biggest group in the British Lower House of Parliament. The SMP is asking the UK government to re-establish the post study work visa for non-EU aspiring overseas students. The SNP added that they were working with the British government to investigate every possible option in regards to the re-establishment of a post study work scheme at the earliest opportunity in Scotland.

The Scottish Minister for Europe and International Development, Humza Yousaf, is leading a group, which incorporates delegates (Minister) of all major political parties in Scotland. The group has been set-up to work towards the reintroduction of the post study work visa. The energy put in is to make an exploration at how the visa can best function in the nation of Scotland. The post study work visa permitted global understudies to stay in the UK for a long time subsequent to moving on from any UK university. The post-education scheme was cancelled by the UK government in 2012. Moreover, a major point that we should direct your attention to is that it attracted and engaged world-class skilled immigrants to Scotland.

Previously, Scotland had initially presented the Fresh Talent – Working in Scotland Scheme, which was later merged into the UK Tier 1 post study immigration program. The program witnessed saw 3,000 Indian graduates staying in Scotland post university education, working under a committed Scottish visa.

In the event that Scotland reintroduces the post study work visa, Indian as well as other global students, and the Scottish universities will gain greatly. Scotland must have the capacity to pull in and hold world-class skilled immigrants to fill skill gaps which can’t be filled by skilled Scottish inhabitant. A post study work visa is a critical tool that would offer Scotland some assistance with attracting the best worldwide skilled immigrants, securing key income industries and letting skilled graduates to keep adding to Scotland after their studies ended.

So, if you are looking to immigrate for your higher studies, we will keep you informed of all the happening in the post study work visa debate in the UK. For more information, please fill our enquiry form so that one of our consultants will reach you to entertain your queries.

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