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University of Oxford

Oxford has a distinctive collegiate structure. Students and academics benefit from belonging both to the University, a large, internationally-renowned institution, and to a college or hall, a small, interdisciplinary academic community.

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Birmingham City University

Birmingham City University is a modern university in the city of Birmingham, England. Initially established as the Birmingham College of Art with roots dating back to 1843, it was designated as a polytechnic in 1971 and gained university status in 1992.

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University of West Scotland

The University of the West of Scotland, formerly the University of Paisley, is a public university with four campuses in south-western Scotland, in the towns of Paisley, Lanarkshire, Dumfries and Ayr, as well as a campus in London, England.

Innovator Visa

What is Innovator Visa

The Innovator visa opened as a replacement for the Tier 1 Entrepreneur visa category. Innovator visa route is aimed at experienced entrepreneurs seeking to set up or run a business in the UK. Under this route, applicants are required to demonstrate an innovative, viable and scalable business idea which is supported by an endorsing body. With some exceptions, applicants should have access to at least £50,000 to invest in their business.

The initial visa granted is for 3 years, and can be extended for a further 3 years. This new category aims to encourage the development of and investments in viable, innovative and scalable businesses in the United Kingdom in order to drive economic growth. Migrants would be eligible for permanent residence, Indefinite Leave to Remain in 5 years, and for citizenship after 6 years after initial entry to the United Kingdom. It is not a requirement to be the sole founder of your business and you may be a member of an innovator team. However, innovator team members are each required to satisfy an investment funds requirement and cannot share the same £50,000. Each member of the team must individually hold £50,000 or more.

Applicants must obtain an endorsement from an approved endorsement body. For a new business, the endorsing body will decide if the business plan and required documentation meets the endorsement criteria of innovation, viability and scalability and is genuine and credible. If so, an endorsement letter will be issued to the applicant in support of their application to the Home Office.

Innovation- The applicant must have a genuine, original business plan that is in line with new or existing market needs and/or has a competitive advantage

Viability- The applicant is actively developing or already has the required skills, knowledge, experience and market awareness to run their business successfully.

Scalability- There needs to be evidence of structured planning and of job creation prospects as well as potential to grow into national markets.

The initial Innovator visa is granted for 3 years which can be extended numerous times for additional 3 years After migrants have been in the UK for 5 years, they can apply for permission to permanently settle in the UK – Indefinite Leave to Remain. Having lived in the UK with an Indefinite Leave to Remain for 12 months, migrants can apply for British Citizenship.


What you can and cannot do


You Can:
  • Set up a business or several businesses

  • Work for your business - this includes being employed as a director, or self-employed as a member of a business partnership

  • Bring family members with you

You Cannot:
  • Do any work outside your business, for example work where you’re employed by another business

  • Work as a doctor or dentist in training

  • Work as a professional sportsperson, for example a sports coach get public funds

Eligibility for Innovator Visa:

Before you apply you need to have your business or business idea assessed by an approved body. They will provide you with an endorsement letter if your business is viable.

You must also:
  • Be at least 18 years old

  • Meet the English language requirement

  • Be able to prove that you have enough personal savings to support yourself while you’re in the UK (You need to have had at least £945 in your bank account for 90 consecutive days before you apply)

FEES:

How much you pay for a Innovator visa depends on your situation.

Who you’re applying for Apply (outside the UK) Switch (in the UK)
Yourself £1,021 £1,277
All Dependents £1,021 each person £1,277 each person

Healthcare surcharge

You’ll also have to pay the healthcare surcharge as part of your application. You have to pay before you apply.

English Language Ability:

You may need to prove your knowledge of the English language when you apply.

You can prove your knowledge of English by either:
  • Passing an approved English language test with at least CEFR level B2 in reading, writing, speaking and listening. Generally, IELTS from 5.5 to 6.5 bands can be an equivalent to CEFR level B2.

  • Having an academic qualification that was taught in English and is recognized by UK NARIC as being equivalent to a UK bachelor’s degree, master’s degree or PhD

You do not need to prove your knowledge of English if you’ve already proved it to be level B2 or above in an earlier successful application.

Startup Visa

What is Startup Visa

The Start Up Visa offers an excellent opportunity for entrepreneurs to start their career by pursuing a business idea in Britain that will bring wider benefit to the UK economy.

The visa is available for a maximum of two years, after which point the visa holder will either have to apply to switch to another visa category, such as the Innovator visa, where they can continue to develop their business. Startup Visa’ with no heavy requirements of money held in bank account (funding) and capitals initially to apply for the visa. The main thing is that people with no graduation will also be able to apply for this program. The processing time for this visa is 3 weeks after applying. You may apply 3 months in advance for the visa before the intended travel date. The visa duration is 2 years and it cannot be extended.

The visa will only be open to those who have secured appropriate endorsement by authorized higher education institutions and business organizations listed by UK government.

Applicants must obtain an endorsement from an approved endorsement body. For a new business, the endorsing body will decide if the business plan and required documentation meets the endorsement criteria of innovation, viability and scalability and is genuine and credible. If so, an endorsement letter will be issued to the applicant in support of their application to the Home Office.

Innovation- The applicant must have a genuine, original business plan that is in line with new or existing market needs and/or has a competitive advantage

Viability- The applicant is actively developing or already has the required skills, knowledge, experience and market awareness to run their business successfully.

Scalability- There needs to be evidence of structured planning and of job creation prospects as well as potential to grow into national markets.

During this period of leave, applicants will be expected to dedicate most of their time to developing their businesses. Applicants can also undertake other work outside of their businesses in order to support themselves.

The initial visa is granted for 2 years with no requirement for initial investment. After 2 years, Start-up visa holders can change to the Innovator visa category in order to extend their stay and further develop their businesses in the UK.


What you can and cannot do


You Can:
  • Bring family members with you including spouse and under 18 children

  • Switch to this visa from some other visa categories

  • Work in another job, as well as working for your business

You Cannot:
  • Get public funds

  • Work as a doctor or dentist in training

  • Work as a professional sportsperson, for example a sports coach get public funds

Eligibility for Start Up Visa:

Before you apply you need to have your business or business idea assessed by an approved body. They will provide you with an endorsement letter if your business is viable.

You must also:
  • Be at least 18 years old

  • Meet the English language requirement

  • Be able to prove that you have enough personal savings to support yourself while you’re in the UK (You need to have had at least £945 in your bank account for 90 consecutive days before you apply)

FEES:

How much you pay for a Start-up visa depends on your situation.

Who you’re applying for Apply (outside the UK) Switch (in the UK)
Yourself £363 £493
All Dependents £363 each person £493 each person

Healthcare surcharge

You’ll also have to pay the healthcare surcharge as part of your application. You have to pay before you apply.

English Language Ability:

You may need to prove your knowledge of the English language when you apply.

You can prove your knowledge of English by either:
  • Passing an approved English language test with at least CEFR level B2 in reading, writing, speaking and listening. Generally, IELTS from 5.5 to 6.5 bands can be an equivalent to CEFR level B2.

  • Having an academic qualification that was taught in English and is recognized by UK NARIC as being equivalent to a UK bachelor’s degree, master’s degree or PhD

You do not need to prove your knowledge of English if you’ve already proved it to be level B2 or above in an earlier successful application.

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Istituto Marangonim
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Bellerbys College
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Durham University
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Keele University
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kingston University of London
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Leeds Beckett University
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Navitas

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Anglia Ruskin University International College
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Birmingham City University International College
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Brunel University International College
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Plymouth University International College
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Robert Gordon University International College
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Swansea University International College
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University of Portsmouth International College
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University of Northampton International College

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INTO London
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Newcastle University London
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Newcastle University
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Queen's University Belfast
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Cambridge Education Group

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Birkbeck, University of London
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Coventry University
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Goldsmiths, University of London
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London South Bank University
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Queen Mary, University of London
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Royal Halloway, University of London
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Royal Veterinary College, University of London
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The Courtauld Institute of Art
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Uclan, University of Central Lancashire
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University of Hull
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