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Changes to Australian Student Visas

Posted on April 16th, 2008 by InternationalStudentGuru

New regulations are being introduced that will allow all students who are issued with visas on, or after the 26th April 2008 to automatically have work authorization. In the past all student visas that were issued to students studying in Australia did not have any form of work authorization, and students needed to separately apply [...]

17 Month Extension to OPT

Posted on April 15th, 2008 by InternationalStudentGuru

Great news for international students who are studying in the USA on an F1 visa, as the Department of Homeland Security has finally ruled that students can now extend their OPT program for up to 29 months in total. This new ruling allows qualified F1 non-immigrant students to now stay in the USA more than [...]

New UK Student Visa Regulations

Posted on November 28th, 2007 by InternationalStudentGuru

The UK, like the USA, is starting to tighten up their immigration and visa policies for those entering the UK. For most students who want to study in the UK this will mean a few things: 1 – By April 2008, all students will need to submit biometric data with their application when they apply [...]