UKBA have announced a number of changes to the Immigration Rules, which come into effect today (13 December 2012). The changes are mostly clarificatory in nature, but we always recommend current and prospective students visit the UKBA website to keep up-to-date.
An overview of the changes can be found here:
A new Policy guidance document for Tier 4 students is available as a pdf. If you are thinking of starting an application we strongly advise you to download and read this pdf document:
UKBA will consider any application submitted on or after 13 December 2012 under the revised immigration rules.