22/11/2017

Exceptionally Talented Software Architect from India | Anurag Jain | #TechNationVisa

With 20% of #TechNationVisa applicants coming from India and 28% of applicants are software engineers, Anurag Jain was on a UK Tier 2 General visa before deciding to make the switch to the Exceptional Talent Visa. So when Anurag, Software Architect and Entrepreneur received the great news that he had been endorsed by Tech City and received his visa shortly after, he was very excited that he could work independently in the UK. This is because while Anurag was working […]
17/11/2017

Exceptionally Talented Woman in Cybersecurity | Noha Amin | #TechNationVisa

With only ⅓ of female applicants applying for the UK Tech Nation Exceptional Talent Visa, it was uplifting to hear that Noha Amin, Cybersecurity Leader from Egypt was granted the UK Tech Nation Exceptional Talent Visa.  It was even more good news when Noha decided to base herself and her family in Manchester.   Noha Amin was a resident of Bahrain for 13 years where she supercharged her experience in FinTech by managing information security systems in the banking sector. Noha also […]
09/10/2017

Were You Unsuccessful in Your #TechNation Visa Endorsement?

This month, I’ve received some disappointing news from applicants who have been unsuccessful in their applications for the Tech Visa endorsement.  It is so disappointing to hear because they have worked so hard on their applications only to be denied by Tech Nation assessors. My suggestion is to seek my advice so I can at least review your application before you submit it. However, if it’s too late and you have a letter to say you are unsuccessful, here are […]
09/09/2017

The Impact of Work Experience | Perspectives from a Girl in Tech

Guest blog by Heather Bates, 17, Manchester UK About two months ago, I sat down in front of my computer, opened a word processor, typed out the heading “UCAS Personal Statement”, and proceeded to sit in front of a blank screen, unable to type out a single sentence. Like many other A level Sixth Form students, I’ve recently had to start thinking seriously about my future career, and for me that means going to university open days, and looking carefully […]