28/05/2018

Exceptionally Talented Developer in Newcastle | PG Amila Prabandhika

I first met Amila on slack in our Tech Visa Alumni group. The Alumni is a networking group for those who received the Exceptional Talent Visa in Digital and Tech.   While most of the members are based in London and regularly meet up over breakfast events and social catch ups, Amila and I are based in the North, namely Newcastle of all places!   Amila’s UK adventures started in 2012 with the commencement of his master’s degree in Advanced […]
21/12/2017

Exceptionally Talented Malaysian Designer | Ezra Ng

Ezra Ng, a Chinese Malaysian designer contacted me in February 2017 after reading my blogs on how I received my Exceptional Talent visa.  Ezra’s story is one of trials and tribulations, failures and triumph about a creative designer and artist who fell in love with London while studying a Bachelor of Design degree. During his final year at his internship, he was offered a working visa in London and secured a job to commence as soon as he finished university. […]
27/11/2017

Exceptionally Talented Woman in Digital Tech | Canadian Kayla Herbert | #TechNationVisa

It is refreshing to meet other #TechNationVisa recipients who don’t have a “tech” background but rather a business or digital background.  What’s more refreshing is that it is a woman who decided to base herself in Leeds, the North of the UK. This is because only ⅓ of applicants for the Tech Nation Visa are female and it is inspiring to know that Kayla Herbert not only applied for but she successfully received her Exceptional Talent Visa. Originally from Canada, Kayla […]
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 […]