Johnson’s government wants a “points-based system” – a minimum of 70 points – which takes different key skills into account when giving visas, which would allow people to find a job in the UK.
Among these factors, it is necessary to have proof both a job offer from an employer and an appropriate English level. That will get an applicant to 50 points.
Moreover, the applicant will have to earn at least £25,600 – not applicable for the job in which the UK has a shortage – in order to get 20 points.
As for university researchers, the future applicant could be also gain extra points for having higher qualifications, e.g., 10 points for a relevant Ph.D.; or 20 points for a Ph.D. in science, technology, engineering, or maths.
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