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Student Visa and Immigration Advisor

Admissions & VISAs

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £25,217 to £30,046 - per annum
Full Time Permanent
Closing Date:  Sunday 25 October 2020
Interview Date:   Monday 23 November 2020
Reference:  1254520NP-R

Visa and Immigration Student Advice Service, Global Recruitment & Admissions

The work of the Visa and Immigration Student Advice Service (VISAS Team) covers two broad areas:  

  • Visa and immigration guidance – assisting students and their dependants
  • Compliance and reporting – monitoring attendance and ensuring that the University and its students remain compliant with Home Office regulations.

The VISAS Team works closely with the Student Services Centre, colleagues in Admissions and Student Records, the International Office and other professional services.  We also have strong links with the Police Nationalities Office and liaise frequently with the Home Office.

The successful candidate will be a highly organised team player with a good knowledge of the Higher Education sector and up to date knowledge of the UK’s immigration regulations with emphasis on those impacting students within Higher Education.

They will also be able to plan and organise their own work and that of a team; work well under pressure and to actively participate in the development of the service.

The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills and be able to communicate effectively and persuasively to staff, customers and other stakeholders. 

This role involves planning for key University events; previous events management experience is desirable.

This post is only open to UK, EEA and Swiss nationals as the successful candidate will need to be cleared by the Home Office to handle Biometric Residence Permits (BRP).

Application Procedure: 

You should submit your completed online application form at https://jobs.soton.ac.uk. The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Daniel Ward (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 7749. Please quote reference 1254520NP-R on all correspondence.

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We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.


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