After your studies Visa and working options after your studies After your studies Working after your studies After your course has ended, you should have a little bit of additional time on your Tier 4 visa to remain in the UK. Graduate Visa Route A way for international students to remain in the UK for two years after they have completed their studies. Start-up visa Available to Goldsmiths graduates who have a business idea and want to remain in the UK. Tier 2 (General) visa For international students who are skilled workers with a suitable job offer. Tier 5 Youth Mobility A two year work visa for people aged 18 to 30. Doctorate Extension Scheme A 12-month visa available to some PhD students at the end of their studies.