Sarah Rimmington

Advice and Training Officer, UK Council for International Student Affairs
Before qualifying as a solicitor with Osbornes Solicitors LLP, Sarah worked as a law librarian in the Royal Courts of Justice and at Eversheds LLP. She has been an Advice and Training Officer at UKCISA since 2003, and has delivered training on student immigration for ILPA.

The UK Council for International Student Affairs is the UK’s national advisory body serving the interests of international students and those who work with them. It does so through research, print and web-based publications, a national training programme, dedicated advice lines for students and advisers, and liaison and advocacy with institutions, agencies and government.
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The status of the Tier 4 sponsor
Practice Note

This Practice Note provides an overview of the guidance documents relating to sponsors of students under Tier 4 of the Points-Based System (PBS) and outlines the possible statuses a Tier 4 sponsor may hold. It also discusses some key Tier 4 sponsor licence issues and case law.

Tier 4 (Child) student: duration and conditions of leave
Practice Note

This Practice Note provides information on the duration and conditions of leave associated with entry clearance and leave to remain for Tier 4 (Child) students.

Tier 4 (Child) student: eligibility
Practice Note

This Practice Note outlines the points-based and non points-based eligibility requirements for making an initial or extension application to come to, or stay in the UK under the Tier 4 (Child) student sub-tier. See also: Tier 4 (Child) student: procedure, and Tier 4 (Child) student: duration and conditions of leave.

Tier 4 (General) student: duration and conditions of leave
Practice Note

This Practice Note provides information on the duration and conditions of leave associated with entry clearance and leave to remain for Tier 4 (General) students. It also covers the duration and conditions of leave for Tier 4 (General) migrants under the Doctorate Extension Scheme (DES).

Tier 4 (General) student: eligibility
Practice Note

This Practice Note outlines the general eligibility criteria when making an entry clearance or leave to remain application as a Tier 4 (General) student.

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