Tech City UK visa

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 […]
06/09/2019

How I Received My UK Indefinite Leave to Remain Visa

This blog follows my entrepreneurial and immigration journey of living and working in the UK.  After receiving the Entrepreneur’s Visa (now Innovator Visa) and the UK Tech Nation Exceptional Talent Visa, I was able to apply for the Indefinite Leave to Remain Visa. The (ILR) or permanent residency (PR) is an immigration status granted to a person who does not hold the right of abode in the United Kingdom (UK), but who has been admitted to the UK without any […]
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 […]
09/08/2017

Exceptionally Talented Woman in Digital Tech Susan Fowler | #TechNationVisa

After starting my blogs on how I received my UK Tech Nation Exceptional Talent Visa, I have been inspired by helping people around the world wanting to also make the move to the UK.  I have also bumped into people in the UK who recognise me through my blogs.  It is a surreal experience when I am recognised but it also warms my heart when we form an instant connection because we have been through one of the most stressful […]