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Parliamentary briefing: An improved post-study work system

A briefing outlining UUK’s proposal for an improved post-study work offer for international students who have completed their study at a UK university, allowing these students to contribute their skills and expertise to their local communities.

Improving post-study work is vital to meeting skills needs and maintaining the UK’s global competitiveness for international students.

News

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Responding to the announcement of a new post-study work visa allowing international students to work in the UK for two years after graduation.

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Blog

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