UK universities outline plans for the next academic year

Universities UK published a set of guidelines this week for universities as they emerge from lockdown, in an effort to support institutions and provide transparency for students.   “We are allocating students from the same courses into accommodation in groups”...

UK and Australia suggest clarity is coming on PSW rules

In the UK, where PSW is slated to come into effect in “summer 2021”, Vivienne Stern, director at UUKi, confirmed that the post-study work right route is happening as announced. “We’re quietly confident that something will come out soon” Speaking at a student-focused...

US lawmakers urge support for Optional Practical Training program

An extension of an international student’s visa, OPT allows graduates to work in an area related to their study for a total of 12 months or longer if they have a STEM degree. “The last thing our nation should do…is make ourselves less competitive by weakening OPT”...