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  • What do UK ELT providers need to know about the new Student visa route?
    23 September 2020

    In September the Government announced further details of the new-style Student visa route, which will replace the current Tier 4 route from January 2021 and be open to all international students studying in the UK from 1 January 2021. Applications will open at 9:00 GMT on 5 October.


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  • ID card travel: English UK's bill amendment debated in Lords
    22 September 2020

    English UK's campaign to keep ID card travel for ELT students received support in the House of Lords in September, when our suggested amendment to the Immigration and Social Security Bill was debated.

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  • MP speaks up for UK ELT in Parliamentary tourism debate
    21 September 2020

    Bath MP Wera Hobhouse highlighted the plight of English language teaching centres during a debate on tourism on 10 September, and followed up her intervention with a letter to Nigel Huddleston, the minister for sport, tourism and heritage.

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  • English UK targets ELT recovery with pioneering virtual international event
    17 September 2020

    Over 600 delegates from 45 ELT markets attended the three-day English UK Summit this week.

    The first day – which was free to attend for English UK members and international partners – had a full programme of 22 sessions including an address by government exports minister Graham Stuart.

    Over days two and three, English UK members, corporate members and agents had around 2,000 online 1-2-1 business meetings.

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  • Summit welcome address from English UK and Graham Stuart MP, Minister for Exports
    10 September 2020

    Jodie Gray, English UK's chief executive, is joined by Steve Phillips, a director at British Study Centres and English UK chair, and Graham Stuart MP to address delegates of English UK's first online summit.

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