Saturday, 18th September 2021

‘Graduate Immigration Route’ for Lankan students launched by UK

Colombo, Sep 13 (BAN/ AD): UK has recently launched ‘Graduate Immigration Route’ which is good news for Sri Lankan students who want to go to UK for pursuing higher studies. The new scheme allows students pursuing their higher education in UK to stay and work, or to look for work, for two years following the completion of their education.

UK will be introducing new scheme from the 2020 – 2021 academic year.

The British High Commission said “The Graduate route demonstrates that UK is focused and committed to attracting the best students from around the world, and demonstrates the value we place on the contribution of international students to the UK and its economy.”

Sarah Hulton, British High Commissioner in Sri Lanka said this is excellent news for Sri Lankan students who want to study overseas.

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