Graduate Route: Stay in the UK after your degree

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Graduate Route: Stay in the UK after your degree

Extend your UK stay post-graduation: Graduate Route paves the way to a promising future

In July 2021, international students were granted access to a “graduate route,” often known as a “post-study work visa.” After Britain’s exit from the European Union (EU), the nation felt obligated to create a fair playing field for foreign students applying for jobs in Britain. It was inevitable that the UK would adopt measures that would help international students looking for career prospects in the UK, as the country has benefited for many years from the flood of international students. Read on to see how the Post-Study Work (PSW) option has helped Indian students who have come to the UK to further their education.

All you need to know about Post Study Work Visa (UK)

Most of you probably already know that it can be difficult for international graduates to get work in the UK. Furthermore, companies were hesitant to engage foreign workers due to the necessity of an employment sponsorship licence. As a result, the United Kingdom established the Post-Study Work Visa (PSW) to help international students establish themselves professionally after finishing their studies there.

Graduate Route/graduate visa UK programmes assist international students who studied in the UK establish themselves professionally in the UK after graduation. You can apply for the Post-Study Work Visa after finishing your studies regardless of whether or not you have a sponsor.

Eligibility for Post Study Work Visa (PSW) in the UK

In order to qualify for a Post-Study Work Visa in the UK, you must meet a number of requirements. Check out this handy reference guide:
attended a school in the UK for a year or more.
If the programme lasted less than a year, they would have had to spend that period living in the UK.
If you have finished the degree programme shown on your CAS, your sponsoring university should have informed the UK Home Office.
Get in touch with our seasoned consultants if you have questions about post-study visas or work permits.

Post-Study Work Visa requires no proficiency proof or money savings.

What do you need to start your graduate journey?

Students must hold a valid student visa for the Graduate path application process. To stay in the UK after visa expiration, apply for the Graduate route visa. Contact an IDP specialist well in advance for assistance.

What can you do after your Post-Study Work Visa?

The Post-Study Work Visa is only available to students once in their lifetime. Because this is a once-in-a-lifetime chance, students need to put extra effort into their applications. Switch UK post-study work visa to eligible skilled worker route visa, allowing stay in country after two years of study.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Post-Study Work Visa

Question 1: How much do graduate student visas typically cost?
The cost of a graduate visa is now £715, however this amount is subject to vary each year.

Question 2: Will I be required to pay a health fee when I apply for my student visa?
PSW visa application requires IHS payment, similar to student visa application.

Question 3: What kinds of paperwork are needed to apply for PSW?
The government will request your CAS number from your student visa, along with additional identification and supporting papers.

Question 4: How long till I get my PSW?
Answer: Decision takes 8 weeks from paperwork submission. However, the timeframe might be affected by how fast you can deliver the necessary paperwork.

When the two years are over, may I apply for a different visa or use the PSW program again?
Ans:Eligibility for visa only once after a degree. Changing your visa to another type of visa for which you qualify is possible.
Get in contact with IDP’s international education specialists if you have questions regarding graduate school in the United Kingdom. They will assist you throughout the entire admissions procedure.

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