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Are you an international student who would like to set up a business in London?

19 May 2015

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The University of Westminster is sponsoring students who wish to apply for the Tier 1 Entrepreneurship Visa.

We are pleased to be endorsing international students through the Tier 1 Graduate Entrepreneur Scheme. This route is open to non-EEA graduates who have an outstanding business idea that they are seeking to develop in the UK.>

Successful applicants will initially be granted leave to remain in the UK for 12 months, which may be extended for a further 12 months if satisfactory progress has been made.

Immigration requirements are available on’s Tier 1 (Graduate Entrepreneur) visa page.

If you need advice about your business plan or video pitch, please book an appointment with Elishba Zachariah (Careers Consultant) by ringing the Career Development Centre on 020 7911 5184.

The closing date for submissions is Friday 4 September 2015.

Download the application form.

Tier 1 Entrepreneurship Visa Application Guide

About the University of Westminster:

The University of Westminster boasts a vibrant learning environment attracting more than 20,000 students from over 150 nations and we continue to invest in our future with new developments, research projects and new ideas.

We offer highly attractive practice-based courses that are independently rated as excellent, many with international recognition. Our distinguished 180-year history has meant we lead the way in many areas of research, particularly politics, media, art and design, architecture and biomedical sciences, and our position in the city of London allows us to continue to build on our close connections with leading figures and organisations in these areas as well as in the worlds of business, information technology, politics and law.

Our commitment to educating graduates for the needs of professional life attracts high quality students from within the UK and around the globe.

Internationalisation, employability and sustainability are key elements in the University of Westminster’s vision for the future and we strive to ensure the very highest standards are met and maintained.

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