Month: August 2011

The Job Swap Scheme

The Job Swap scheme has been developed as a direct result of feedback from Managers from across the College, and aims to provide staff with an opportunity to widen their experience by giving them exposure to other roles within the College at the same grade.

For more information and details of how to apply for a job swap, please visit the Organisational and Staff Development’s  Job Swap Scheme webpage.

Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent) route available from 9 August 2011

On 20 July 2011 the UKBA announced that the new Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent) category of the Points Based System will open on 9 August 2011.

Non EEA nationals who are active researchers in academic, industry or government research institutions can apply under the Exceptional Talent worker category if:

  • They are demonstrated to be world leaders in their field (exceptional talent); or
  • They have demonstrated the potential to become world leaders in their field (exceptional promise).

The following summarises the details available to date:

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