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Government announces tougher rules for foreign students

Home Secretary Alan Johnson has announced a package of changes to Tier 4 of the points-based system, the category dealing with student visas. Foreign students from outside Europe wanting to come to the UK to study will now be required to meet stricter entry criteria.




Work permits - new ruling affects recruiters

Employers who reject job applications on the basis of the need to obtain a work permit could be acting illegally. AGCAS has obtained the view of a leading business immigration lawyer on the implications of the Osborne Clarke Services v Purohit case, which highlights the conflict between UK immigration law and employment law.




Home Office reviews Points Based System

The Home Office Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) has issued its review of the Points Based System following a consultation earlier this year to which AGCAS responded on behalf of members.




New guide for employers recruiting international graduates

The AGCAS Internationalisation Task Group has produced a guide to help employers navigate the complexities of recruiting international graduates from UK universities. Recruiting International Graduates - A Guide for Employers provides an overview of the key schemes in place at the time of writing (June 2013).


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Are you ready for the global market? London

Wed 02 Mar 2011

This event has been rescheduled from 7th December 2010 to 2nd March 2011 at BPP Business School, Fitzwilliam House, 2 St Mary Axe, London, EC3A 8BF.
Anyone who was originally booked onto this event is being contacted and given the opportunity to carry over their original booking. If you would like to attend this event but have not booked please complete a booking form which you can find at the end of this page and sent it to us by Wednesday 23rd February 2011 10am.

This FREE event is aimed at employers who want to access the UK's untapped international new graduate population and HE careers professsionals who can help them do so. Presentations from leading immigration lawyes and the UK Border Agency will explain how to stay on the right side of the ever-changing law.




Tiers 2 & 5 of the Points-based System for International Students, Manchester

Thu 08 May 2014

This AGCAS North West regional training session will cover the changes to Tiers 2 & 5 of the points-based system for international students.


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Analysis of the Points Based System

The Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) was commissioned by the government earlier this year to review the Tier 2 codes of practice, which set out the conditions employers must follow when recruiting workers from outside the European Economic Area (EEA). This report presents the MAC's findings and key recommendations.




Skilled Shortage Sensible: Full review of the recommended shortage occupation lists for the UK and Scotland, a sunset clause and the creative occupations

This report presents the findings and recommendations of a review of the shortage occupation lists for the UK and Scotland undertaken by the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC).




Recruiting International Graduates - A Guide for Employers

This guide has been prepared by the lnternationalisation Task Group, in association with Gya Williams Immigration, to help employers consider recruiting international graduates from UK universities. Its aim is to provide an overview of the key schemes in place in April 2016.


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