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Entry Clearances: Overseas Students

Question for Home Office

UIN 55849, tabled on 8 June 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether international students who start their courses online due to the covid-19 outbreak and spend less than 11 months studying in the UK will be eligible for the graduate route visa.

Answered on

16 June 2020

The Graduate route will be introduced in the summer of 2021.

We have been clear no migrant will be penalised due to circumstances outside their control related to Covid-19, including those who need to complete part of their courses online due to the covid-19 outbreak.

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