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How will the new UK visa rules affect international students?

The UK government have released it’s immigration White Paper which explains how immigration rules could change for those coming to the UK in the future, including international students. This paper is just a proposal at this stage, so would still need to go through parliament to become law. One of the suggested changes is to extend the time that international students can stay in the UK after completing a bachelor’s, masters or PhD. So, we’re going to look at how these new rules could affect international students currently studying or due to arrive.

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By Jen Garmston Published: March 04, 2019

12 Highest Paying Jobs In the UAE

Gulf News has reviewed more than 300 professional titles or positions in the UAE to explore which jobs pay the most. Their review is based on two key metrics: basic wage and allowances.

The job titles considered fall into key job groups: accounting and finance, health care, human resources, information technology, retail and corporate banking, marketing, legal, office support, hospitality and services, among others.

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By Gradlink
Published: January 27, 2017

Top hiring tips for employers in 2017

Are you planning to recruit this year? According to the US Department of Labor, the cost of a bad hire is at least 30% of an employee’s first year earnings. And that could spell disaster, especially for smaller firms. Here at Gradlink, we aim to simplify the recruitment process, making it as straightforward as possible by giving employers immediate access to thousands of talented graduates. But what else can you do to secure the right candidate in 2017?

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By David Gee
Published: January 26, 2017

How returning graduates provide a smart answer to nationalization targets

The UAE has experienced rapid economic growth and societal transformation over the last four decades. This major boom in industry has led to a heavy reliance on expat workers and now just 11% of the UAE’s population is made up of native Emiratis. To help redress the balance, governments have turned to nationalisation – Emiratisation, Saudisation and Qatarisation – as a way of incentivising employers to invest more in indigenous talent inn the public and private sectors.

 

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By David Gee
Published: January 26, 2017

5 Reasons why the UAE is the perfect place for women to start their careers

In the on-going struggle to find gender equality, and close the gender gap between men and women, the UAE stands as a rare ray of sunshine for ladies all around the world. Not only has the Gulf state become an infamous hub for young people looking to kick start their careers, but it has also built a reputation as one of the best countries for women to be in.

Everyone has heard of its tax-free income and extravagant lifestyle, but what makes this flourishing nation the perfect hub for young women?

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By Gradlink
Published: January 20, 2017

What to do with a degree in architecture: from an architecture graduate

Lara is a recent international graduate from a UK university and is sharing her blog-experiences in her journey towards beginning her graduate career. This week Lara met with Hisham El Sergany, project manager of façade at Al Futtaim Carillion in Dubai, to learn about what it takes to build a successful career spanning 25 years in the architecture and engineering industry...

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By Lara El Sergany
Published: January 19, 2017

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