UK travel rules: end of all testing for vaccinated arrivals; face coverings in schools no longer required

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24-JAN-2022 | The British Government announced today that people arriving in England from abroad will no longer have to take Covid tests if they are fully vaccinated. The changes will be introduced from 4am on 11 February.

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Education News: No more quarantine for all under-18s coming to England!

09-NOVEMBER-2021

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From 4am on November 22nd, all under-18s worldwide will be able to enter England without needing to self-isolate on arrival. In addition, the UK government will recognize vaccines on the World Health Organization’s Emergency Use Listing (WHO EUL). As a result, Sinovac, Sinopharm Beijing and Covaxin will be added to the list of approved vaccines for inbound travel, benefiting more fully vaccinated people from countries such as the United Arab Emirates, Malaysia and India.

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UK reintroduces two-year work rights for international students

UK reintroduces two-year work rights for international students

The UK education sector is elated that post-study work rights are set to be offered to international students for two years post-graduation, with students graduating in the 2020/21 academic year set to benefit from this new immigration rule. It was a rule that the education sector had been campaigning hard for, particularly in the last few years, since the same two-year work rights were rescinded in 2012.

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The British government is considering a system, where visa policy is linked to the quality of the program or institution

The British government is considering a two-tiered visa system13 Oct 2016 – The British government is considering further restrictions on student visas in line with its often-stated goal to reduce net migration to the UK. In a 4 October speech at the Conservative Party Conference in Birmingham, Home Secretary Amber Rudd said that the government will shortly open consultations on student immigration policy.

She also set out a case for two-tiered visa system, where visa policy is linked to the quality of the program or institution: “I’m passionately committed to making sure our world-leading institutions can attract the brightest and the best. But a student immigration system that treats every student and university as equal only punishes those we should want to help.” READ MORE