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April 21, 2011

New General Student Visa Rules


Evidence of English Study - Visa students.
Under new UKBA/Home Office rules from 21st April 2011 students wishing to apply for a "General Student Visa" must provide a certificate showing that they are competent in English at a minimum of level B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) from the following list of English language test providers:
1) IELTS (International English Language Testing System)
2) TOEIC
3) PTE ACADEMIC (Pearson Test of English Academic)
4) TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
5) ESOL (Skills for Life Cambridge or Trinity College London)
6) BULATS (Online certified version)
7) FCE (Cambridge First Certificate in English)
8) PET (Cambridge Preliminary English Test)
9) CAE (Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English)
10) CPE (Cambridge Certificate in Proficiency in English)
11) BEC (Cambridge Business English Certificate Preliminary)
12) BEC (Cambridge Business English Certificate Vantage)
13) BEC (Cambridge Business English Certificate Higher)
14) CILEC (Cambridge International Legal English Certificate)
15) CICFE (Cambridge International Certificate in Financial English)
16) City & Guilds International ESOL Diploma
17) ISEI (Integrated Skills in English Trinity College London)

To comply with this new system, Agents/Students are requested in future, please, to forward copies of the above evidence to the College. It will then be used to draw up the College?s Visa Letter for the Home Office.
Students should be advised to present the original evidence documents alongside the College's visa letter when applying for their General Student Visa.
PLEASE NOTE: Students with no or little previous knowledge of English and/or wishing to stay for 11 months or less should apply for an " Extended Student Visitor" or for 6 months or less a " Student Visitor " visa.( For details , see the UKBA websites.) Any students who require advice must contact the UKBA Home Office or the British Embassy in their country.
Adam Priestley
Principal
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April 18, 2011

BANK HOLIDAYS


Dear Students,

Please note that the following days are public/bank holidays:
Friday 22 April 2011
Monday 25 April 2011
Friday 29th April 2011 - Royal Wedding
Monday 2 May 2011
There is also a bank holiday on 30th May 2011.
There are no classes on these days and most shops, banks and offices will be closed.

Student who want compensation for lost classes need to book these days as holidays. You MUST come to Reception in person and book the days as holidays. You will then be able to get the days/hours back at the end of your course. If you do not come to Reception to book the days as holidays then you will receive no compensation for lost lessons. You must make a choice between having more lessons or having more days to use as holidays.
Kind regards,
Leeds Language College Ltd.
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STUDENTS OF THE MONTH MARCH 2011


We are pleased to announce the name of the student who has been nominated and chosen for Student of the Month February 2011.

For CEFRL C2 Levels: Ms Latifah Ahl Daoud - From Morocco

Latifah has worked exceptionally well over the last month and always does all her homework and classwork. She is an exemplary student. She has been presented with a prize of 6 hours free additional group tuition at Leeds Language College.
Leeds Language College Ltd.
Posted by      LEEDS LANGUAGE COLLEGE LTD at 2:34 PM BST | Comments (0)

STUDENTS OF THE MONTH MARCH 2011


We are pleased to announce the name of the student who has been nominated and chosen for Student of the Month February 2011.

For CEFRL C2 Levels: Ms Latifah Ahl Daoud - From Morocco

Latifah has worked exceptionally well over the last month and always does all her homework and classwork. She is an exemplary student. She has been presented with a prize of 6 hours free additional group tuition at Leeds Language College.
Leeds Language College Ltd.
Posted by      LEEDS LANGUAGE COLLEGE LTD at 2:33 PM BST | Comments (0)




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