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Skilled Worker visa: guidance for applicants

Guidance on applicant eligibility for sponsorship under the Skilled Worker visa route.


Due to the recent Government announcement relating to upcoming changes to the Skilled Worker Visa, please note this webpage is under review


As a non-UK/Irish applicant, it is important that you understand the requirements for an individual to be sponsored to work at the University under the Skilled Worker route.

This overview should be read in conjunction with our guidance on eligibility for sponsorship under the Skilled Worker visa route.

For further information on mandatory and tradeable criteria under the Skilled Worker visa route, please visit the webpages below.

Mandatory criteria which must be met:

Tradeable criteria which you can use to meet the requirements for sponsorship (if you don't meet the points threshold based on mandatory criteria alone):

Applicants who are successful in their application for a role at the University will need to ensure that they are familiar with the application process for a Skilled Worker visa which includes details of typical visa costs and timeframes.


If you have any questions, please contact us.

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