Exceptional Talent Visa

06/09/2019

How I Became a British Citizen

My journey in becoming a British citizen started 7 years ago when I moved to Manchester from Australia to live for one year.  Little did I know that that was the beginning of my entrepreneurial journey in digital tech to now being a British citizen. At the time, I was on a short term visa and worked as a solicitor until I decided to remain in the UK after being bitten by the entrepreneurial bug.  I entered and won a wearable technology hackathon […]
01/08/2019

Exceptionally Talented Chinese Angel of the North, WeiTing Huang

I’ve been very impressed with the high calibre of international students and graduates especially in the North of England who succeeded in their application for exceptional talent and exceptional promise.  This is because these students and graduates while still very early in their tech career, have shown exceptional promise in the field of digital and technology.   I have helped and interviewed Taras Lanchev from Ukraine now based in Leeds and Daniel Melendrez from Mexico now based in Manchester. This blog […]
27/07/2019

Exceptionally Talented Graduate From Ukraine

Since I started helping highly skilled tech entrepreneurs and talent and writing blogs about their dreams of living and working in the UK through the Tech Nation Exceptional Talent Endorsement process, my trusted networks in the tech industry often introduce me to students or graduates who they feel have high potential to make it big in the UK. This really excites me because I absolutely love meeting more innovative people working in the tech industry and even moreso when they […]
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 […]