The latest version (26 June 2017) of the Government’s Tier 2 sponsor list is now available on the Gov.uk website.
This is a list of over 29,000 UK businesses which hold a Tier 2 sponsor license and could sponsor a new graduate if they have a suitable position on offer. The position needs to pay a minimum of £20,800 – or the New Entrant salary as per Appendix J of the Immigration Rules: Codes of Practice for Skilled Workers – whichever of these figures is higher.
Example salary rates in the Code for New Entrants:
- Electronics Engineers: £25,200
- IT Business Analyst: £26,500
- Conservation Professionals £18,700 (minimum salary would be £20,800)
Your position also has to be at the correct skill level in the Code – for most graduate occupations this is RQF Level 6. When you a looking for a job title to check if it meets the requirements, look for it in this section to be sure it will be at the correct skill level.
Come and talk to us
If you need help come and talk to us at our Summer Drop-in for International Students – each Tuesday in Careers 10.30pm – 12.30pm, and we will try to answer your questions or direct you to sources of help. If you can’t make it please email firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll get back to you.