Visa update: six month study route closes 1 December, health surcharge increase
29 October 2020
The Government has announced that planned changes to the short term study route will come into effect on 1 December 2020. read more +
StudyWorld moves online for January 2021, with new StudyWorld summer event added in March
28 October 2020
In order to be sure that we are able to reach as wide an audience as possible, StudyWorld will move online with two events in 2021: StudyWorld in January and StudyWorld summer in March. read more +
What do UK ELT providers need to know about the new Student visa route?
14 October 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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English Connects - UK online ELT awards (request for proposal)
12 October 2020
English Connects: UK online ELT awards
Request for proposal from the British Council
Jointly funded by the Foreign & Commonwealth Office and the British Council and managed by the British Council, English Connects is a programme to connect African youth and the future generation of leaders with the UK through English. It aims to improve the quality of English language teaching and learning, particularly in French and Portuguese speaking countries in Sub-Saharan Africa where the British Council is unrepresented, thus creating opportunities to enable young people to increase their potential to study and improve their employability and networks. read more +
The fight to keep ID card travel for EU juniors: what next?
9 October 2020
English UK's campaign to keep ID card travel for EU juniors was put to the vote in the House of Lords this week where it was rejected by a frustratingly small 14 votes. While it is disappointing not to have won the vote, the result was not wholly unexpected, and we have many other positives from the campaign, not least the high profile support of cross-bench peers, which was picked up by the national press.
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