29/11/2016

How Alexa Shoen Did It | #TechNation Visa

Since receiving my UK TechNation Exceptional Talent visa, I have met such amazing and exceptionally talented people working in digital technology from around the world. Brenda Della Cassa, writer, digital media strategist and author from New York, Jônatas Vieira a UX designer from Brazil and more recently, it’s Alexa Shoen, a multi-talented and creative woman in digital tech from San Diego USA. Alexa is originally from San Diego who lived in Berlin for 2.5 years where she headed up Berlin […]
29/11/2016

How a UX/UI Product Designer from Brazil received the UK TechNation Exceptional Talent Endorsement | #TechNationVisa

Following from my last blog How We Received our TechNation Exceptional Talent Visa (and now adding to my new blogs), I was contacted by a very humble and polite man from a country town near São Paulo, Brazil, Jônatas Vieira. Chatting to Jônatas from Manchester via Skype, it was abundantly clear that he not only met all the criteria to apply for the UK TechNation endorsement by Tech City for an Exceptional Talent, but he exceeded them. The only issue was […]
29/11/2016

Update: How we received the UK #TechNationVisa

After my last blog on how I received the TechNation Exceptional Talent endorsement by TechCity UK, I was ecstatic that my visa application has now been approved by the Home Office only 3 weeks after submitting my application. I am now the recipient of the TechNation Exceptional Talent Visa! The good news seemed surreal because after 3 stressful months of working so hard to get this little card that says I can stay in the UK for 5 years, all […]
29/11/2016

How I received an Exceptional Talent endorsement by Tech City UK | #TechNationVisa

On 22 June 2016, the day before the announcement of Brexit, I was recognised as having an Exceptional Talent in Digital Technology by endorsement from Tech Nation. Tech Nation only issued 200 endorsements per year to individuals wishing to enter or remain in the UK under the Tech Nation Exceptional Talent Visa Scheme. With Manchester being one of the cities in the North that benefits from the fast track route, I was able to take this opportunity and apply for the 18 […]