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Skilled Worker visa: overview for applicants

An overview of the Skilled Worker visa and sponsorship requirements.

Guidance for applicants

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

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

Please also review our additional guidance in relation to the mandatory criteria and tradeable criteria under the Skilled Worker visa route.

Further information in relation to mandatory criteria which must be met:

Further information in relation to tradeable criteria which an applicant can demonstrate in order to meet the requirements for sponsorship:

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.

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