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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

How international graduates can get the edge back home

Studying overseas is a fantastic opportunity but it does come with its own unique set of challenges – one of the trickiest being how to reconnect with the jobs market and present yourself to potential employers back home.

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By David Gee
Published: January 18, 2017

"Employment is one of our rights", Omani graduates demand jobs via social media

Graduates in Oman have taken to Twitter to call for more jobs using the hashtag “employment is one of our rights,” which has so far been tweeted thousands of times.

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By The Loop
Published: January 13, 2017

3 ways to bag yourself a graduate role

So often graduates find themselves stuck in a limbo where they are too qualified for low skill or minimum wage roles, but are under-qualified for the careers they actually want. We’ve all fallen victim to the formidable skills gap at some point, but there are ways you can make the best of your situation.

 

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By David Gee
Published: January 13, 2017

Is postgraduate study a good investment for international students?

In medieval universities, courses took 12 years to complete. Luckily, postgraduate study doesn’t take that long any more. Lasting anywhere between one year and six years (MBA and PhD respectively), postgraduate degrees follow undergraduate courses and can offer an unparalleled and highly specialised insight into your sector of choice.

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By David Gee
Published: January 13, 2017

Finance or IT graduate? Head to UAE...

The New Year has left many of us thinking about the future and despite a tumultuous 2016, things are looking up for the career hungry graduate in the UAE and elsewhere.

New research conducted by HR consultants ManPowerGroup, and reported on in the Gulf News, has examined data and recorded company forecasts for the next 12 months. More than 42,000 companies from across the world participated in the study, thus producing one of the most concise and detailed insights into the global job market we have come across in a while.

 

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By David Gee
Published: January 11, 2017

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