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WEB 1002 Tier 4 and Study Routes

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Navigating the Tier 4 visa routes can present a number of challenges to those practitioners who are either unfamiliar with the UK education system or who have relatively few clients applying under this part of the immigration rules. This training provides an overview of the Tier 4 route, taking into account both express and nuanced requirements that are placed on both the visa applicant and the Tier 4 sponsor. This session is delivered by former international student immigration advisers at a large Russell Group university and will seek to demystify the more complex aspects of the Tier 4 general policy. This course will provide practical examples to assist practitioners in having a better understanding of the study immigration routes and to support in their delivery of comprehensive, holistic advice to clients.


  • ​​​​​Tier 4 sponsor status
  • Tier 4 requirements: the child and general subcategories
  • Understanding low risk nationals and at-risk applications
  • Academic programmes, progression and capped lengths of study
  • Financial sponsors
  • Conditions of leave
  • Beyond the academic programme: doctorate extension scheme, SABs, and intercalated years
  • Dependants
  • Post-study visa routes


11th May 2020
3:00 pm - 6:15 pm
London - Centre
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Tutor details:
Glyn Lloyd and Abbie Lacey of Newfields Law
Tutor biographies:

Glyn Lloyd is partner and founder of Newfields, a firm which acts largely for sports organisations on UK immigration matters. Having established immigration offerings at his previous firms VWV and Blake Morgan, Glyn has accumulated over 10 years’ experience in assisting clubs, governing bodies, athletes and their representatives on all immigration routes. Prior to Newfields, Glyn was Head of Advice at a Russell Group university to oversee the delivery of its immigration advisory services to both students and academic staff whilst also coordinating a broader and more strategic overview to ensure institution-wide compliance that was ratified in a UKVI HEI audit.

Glyn is a Co-Convener for ILPA South West working group.

Glyn regularly delivers training for ILPA including the forthcoming courses ‘Introduction to Immigration Law: getting started’ and ‘Tier 4 and Study Routes’. Glyn has also delivered ‘Immigration Law in Sport’ and ‘Introduction to Immigration Law’ for MP Caseworkers and Researchers for Parliament UK in Cardiff.

Glyn has delivered ‘Immigration Law for Employment Lawyers’ for the Employment Lawyers’ Association and was scheduled to present at the UKCISA Annual Conference 2020. In 2019, Newfields was appointed by the Welsh Government as the only law firm to deliver its EU Citizens’ Immigration Advice Service, through which Glyn and his team routinely deliver training to public organisations on this area of law.

Concessionary Training Prices: £80
Member Training Prices: £160
Non Member Training Prices: £240
CPD Hours:
Spaces Left:
Basic, Intermediate
Solicitors and advisers in the education sector who wish to extend their knowledge of the study routes in the UK or who wish to refresh their knowledge of the area.