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23/10/2019

Why The Tech Nation Exceptional Talent Visa Endorsement Process is So Challenging

If anyone can understand the emotional rollercoaster one goes through when applying for the Exceptional Talent Visa endorsement, it’s me. Because I’ve been through the process myself.  I spent 3 stressful months of gathering all my evidence, chasing experts, writing my personal statement, updating my CV, speaking to anyone who could possibly help me (when at the time, there were no Ambassadors nor any successful recipients that I knew of) and getting pangs of imposter syndrome, sleepness nights, wondering what […]
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. […]
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 […]