The UK is set to announce new legislation that will relax UK visa laws for Chinese nationals wishing to enter the country.
The news has come to coincide with the arrival of the Chinese premier, Li Keqianq, to London on a visit set to boost trade between the two countries.
If you are planning to come to the UK for study reasons, then you will need to make a student visa application. UK laws are very strict regarding students having the right visa for entry, so you need to ensure that you are applying for the right type.
Recent UK immigration statistics do show, however, that there is a growing number of UK tier 2 visa applications for Intra-company Transfers instead. There is no cap on this type of Tier 2 visa. UK workers on an Intra-company Transfer now outnumber those coming to work in the UK on the general UK tier 2 visa by three to one and a great number of these transfers has been made by global companies in the booming IT industry.