Monthly Archives: February 2010

Internships/volunteer placements

Greenpeace have a structured internship programme, offering a small number of  internships in their London office – these require a minimum of one months and will be paid but lunch and travel expenses within London will be covered.  Internships will usually … Continue reading

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You can not use a visa letter to get a visa anymore!!

The visa letter was replaced by the CAS Number (Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies) this Monday 22nd February. Anyone making a visa application on or after this date must include a CAS Number with their application, otherwise their application will … Continue reading

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New visa application forms on 22nd February and in April

The UK Border Agency will release a new Tier 4 visa application form on Monday 22nd February. This will be followed by a change in April when the new visa application fees come into force (see earlier post for details). … Continue reading

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Introduction of the Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies (CAS)

From 22nd February student visa applicants will no longer be able to use visa letters to obtain student visas. All students applying on or after this date must have a CAS. This is a unique code that needs to be … Continue reading

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Update on proposed fee increases for visa applications from April 2010

The UK Border Agency have now released all of the figures for the proposed visa application fee increases.The proposed changes are laid out below: Applying in the UK Tier 4 premium – £628 (dependants applying at the same time pay … Continue reading

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Changes to Tier 4 student visa immigration rules

The UK Border Agency announced changes on 10th February that will come into force on 3rd March 2010. These changes will not affect students studying foundation degrees, or courses at degree level or above. The changes are aimed at students … Continue reading

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Changes to Tier 4 student visa immigration rules

The government has announced changes to the immigraiton rules for people in the UK with Tier 4 student visas. Currently there are no news updates on the UK Border Agency website, but updates may be made today (8th February). You … Continue reading

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British Red Cross Volunteer Internships

British Red Cross Volunteer Internships are available for 8-12 weeks part-time. They have job placements at their head office in London and across the country. As an intern you could be developing a project, conducting some research or planning an event.  … Continue reading

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Cancer Research UK Internship opportunities

Cancer Research UK  offer internship placements across a wide range of areas including fundraising, marketing and campaigning.  They last 12 weeks and are voluntary but you will receive travel and lunch expenses. Interns are recruited three times a year at the following … Continue reading

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Placements/internships

Barnardo’s  have a Pathway Volunteer Scheme which offers a variety of placements over a 3 month period including Fundraising Marketing, Volunteer Development, Policy, Parliamentary and Campaigns and Brand and New Media. The majority of placements are full time but there is … Continue reading

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