EU/EEA and Swiss nationals – As the transition period for the UK leaving the EU draws near (31st December 2020) be sure to secure your status to ensure you can continue living and studying here post-Brexit. Further details and advice can be found here
If you are a current researcher on a Tier 4 visa and looking to take advantage of the Doctorate Extension Scheme (DES) then be sure to contact firstname.lastname@example.org before your viva so that they can advise you on the process of extending your stay in the UK.
From 1 December 2020 the Tier 2 (General) route for sponsored skilled work will be replaced by the very similar new Skilled Worker route. You can find information on this change and helpful advice on searching for a job during the current pandemic on the UKCISA website here: