Every year, SOAS has a small number of endorsement licenses that mean we can endorse our enterprising graduates. These are exclusively available to Tier 4 visa holders who are current students.
The process for applying is simple.
If you have a viable and innovative business or enterprise idea and want to take this to market in the UK, this is a great opportunity for you. The idea must show visible benefits to the local community.
As part of the application process for endorsement from SOAS, you will be expected to submit the following documentation:
- A business plan summarising your business idea, market research, marketing plan, customer analysis and pricing model.
- A 12 month financial forecast
- Covering Letter
Shortlisted applicants will be expected to present their business idea to a panel. The next deadline for application is 11.59pm on May 31st 2017. If you are shortlisted, the judging panel which you will be asked to present at is taking place on Thursday 29th June between 2pm – 4pm (each presentation slot will be 20 minutes maximum).
Before you apply you must first meet with the Student Advisor (Immigration and Finance) to determine your eligibility for the Tier 1 Graduate Entrepreneur visa.
For support through the application process, you are welcome to book an enterprise appointment with the SOAS Careers Service. These are available on Friday afternoons.
To apply, please submit the requested documents to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jai Shah, Careers Consultant