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Issuing of CAS number without proof of completion of degree

I hail from Singapore and have applied for the Msc Insurance and Risk Management at City University London and have been offered a place provided I have evidence of the completion of my degree. ...
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How long is it reasonable to wait for a graduate student or postdoc to obtain a visa?

For a recent position for which an offer has been made, a colleague of mine has been waiting for more than eight months for a visa to be issued. Is there any reasonable point at which it makes more ...
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Query on UK visa options for South African postdoc at Birkbeck University funded by a South African organisation

I am from South Africa, and have been awarded a freestanding post-doctoral fellowship award that I am expected to take up at Birkbeck University in London. The fellowship award is from a South African ...
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Does an economics degree qualify for the 17 month OPT extension? [closed]

(This question is about US work authorization for foreign students.) The list of STEM fields which will permit one to get a 17 month OPT extension include only two fields that containing the word ...
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Visa requirement query for Indian postdoc applying in UK

I have completed a Ph.D. in India, which is my native country, and am applying for post doc positions in the UK. However, due to strict visa rules, I am not sure if my application would be ...
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How to make my Thesis supervisor aware of my Visa issues?

I am finishing my Master in a foreign country on a student Visa. The Visa will expire in one and a half month, the exact time I was appointed to receive graduation, but my Thesis supervisor wants me ...
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Is it possible for project grants to cover family visa fees?

This article from Times Higher Education tells about the struggles of Non-EU scholars with the UK’s visa policy. The article was published in January 2014. Since then, the visa fees to remain in the ...
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Immigration for visiting scholars in Europe [closed]

A few years ago, I went to the USA as a visiting scholar. The embassy did not ask me any special financial proof to issue a J1 visa. Although, I was self-funded, I found some TA tasks there which ...
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Is it possible for an F-1 graduate student in US to do internship in Europe?

I am a graduate student in US with F-1 visa. I have an internship offer from a company in France. Is it possible/feasible for me to accept this offer, or are there any rules preventing me from doing ...
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Must graduate applicants who will need funding submit financial statement for I-20?

I am applying this time for graduate admission in physics at Utah. In the online application they require a financial statement. Does graduate admission require it too, even though I must need a ...
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Is it ethical to ask the postdoc employer to cover my trips for visa purposes as well as my main travel fees?

I will soon start doing a postdoc in country A, and the employer says there will be a generous relocation package. My home is in country B and I did my PhD in country C. The question is: in order to ...
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Does getting pay to be a subject in an experiment violate an F1 visa in the US?

I am in a university in the US. I need 10 subjects for a 2-hour experiment. The compensation is 100 USD. If a subject is an international grad student on an F1 visa in my university, will it go ...
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Is Visa required to obtain a very short term research grant (15 days) from a US University?

I am an associate professor and I am going to the US for two weeks. I am going to visit a colleague who is arranging with her university a small grant for me to cover the basic expenses. According to ...
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Can international students study via distance without applying for a visa?

If an international student wants to study in a US degree program (AA, BA, MA, PhD, etc.), but entirely on-line while living in their home country, and without ever entering the US, can they skip all ...
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How can I publish a lot of papers quickly and easily, so that I can qualify for a researcher visa?

Can you give me advice, how can I publish easily and quickly in a number of papers? I'm not really a scientist, I'm a web developer, but I really need to build a publication list. I need to publish ...
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Is it legal to use tourist visa waiver for academic visits?

All countries have visa waiver for certain nationals, but it is only for touristic purpose. People use this scheme for attending scientific meetings (isn't it some kind of business trip?). Anyway, ...
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H-1B Visa Sponsorship by Universities

The statements of "Applicants who are invited to campus for interviews must be able to show proof that they will be eligible and qualified to work in the United States by the time of hire." is ...
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Is it possible for me to apply for a student and working visa to obtain a post-graduate degree?

I am an HND degree holder and I want to know the chances I have to fund my tuition and my expenses if I apply for a student/working visa from Nigeria and what is the duration?
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Is it easier to obtain H1B / green card as academics in the US?

I am a social science PhD student (with a quantitative bent) at a U.S. research university. If paperwork is not a concern, I would be equivalently interested in working as an academic and in private ...
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What to do if I can't get a visa to attend a conference that accepted my paper?

My work got accepted into a very good category in a very good conference in my field. Due to complicated visa issues it will be very hard for me to attend that conference. If I don't attend the ...
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Ordering Chemicals for a laboratory on a Student or J1 Visa

I just wanted to ask, if any time, any of you have had any issues ordering hazardous chemicals in a laboratory located in the US. Specially if you had any of your students or postdocs do it, since I ...
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Six-month post-doc on J-1 Research scholar visa, can one apply for another J-1 if physically departing before end of contract?

Someone I know (nationality French) has accepted a six-month post-doctoral fellowship in the United States. The hosting institute will sponsor a J-1 visa; my understanding is that J-1 visas are much ...
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Obtaining a US J1 visa for someone who has worked in the Middle east - is it possible?

The best candidate for a job opening in my group is Indian, lives in Europe, and has worked for (and visited / lived for short periods), a company based in a US-allied Arab country. The human ...
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As a postdoc with a one-year contract in Switzerland, am I allowed for a B visa?

I worked for a year in Switzerland, but I have been given an L visa, even as a European. This has strong limitations in terms of rentals and bank services. Other people got a B visa for the same ...
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What kind of Visa is required to work in Academia in Japan?

As from title. What kind of visa class do I have to apply for, in order to work as an academic in Japan ?