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Student Visa and Immigration Advisor

Admissions & VISAs

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £25,627 to £30,497 Per annum
Full Time Permanent
Closing Date:  Sunday 14 August 2022
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  1826822NP-R

Visa and Immigration Student Advice Service, Global Recruitment & Admissions

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

  • Visa and immigration guidance – assisting students and their dependants
  • CAS issuance and ATAS
  • Compliance and reporting – monitoring academic engagement and ensuring that the University and its students remain compliant with Home Office regulations, conducting Right to Study checks and reporting changes to the Home Office

The VISAS Team works closely with the Student Services Hub, 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 ideal 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.

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.

The successful candidate will need to be cleared by the Home Office to handle Biometric Residence Permits (BRP) so will need to be a UK national or have ILR or have EU Pre-settled/Settled status.

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 Jane Sturgeon (HR Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 4043 or email recruitment@soton.ac.uk  Please quote reference 1826822NP-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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