Visa options after you graduate

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Find out about the visa options available to international students after graduating.

Start-up visa route (previously Tier 1 Graduate Entrepreneur)

This route is for Goldsmiths graduates who wish to remain in the UK to start up a new business idea with the support of the University. Find out more about the Start-up visa route here

Tier 2 visas

This route allows international applicants to do skilled work in the UK. Find out more about the Tier 2 visa route here.  

Tier 5 visas

We have further information about the Tier 5 Youth Mobility Scheme visa route here

Doctorate Extension Scheme (DES)

PhD students can apply to extend their student visa for 12 months to look for work after they complete their studies. Find out more about the DES scheme here.