According to a report from 21.09.09 JustMedia, city information portal of Yekaterinburg, the students became became more difficult to obtain student visas to visit or study in the uk. This is due to the introduction of the new immigration system to deal with bogus educational institutions in the United Kingdom. To obtain a visa to the uk from 31 March 2009 a student must prove that the purpose of his entry is a conscientious study of the English language. Such evidence is an international certificate of English language students, and the presence of a language school, college or university, where students are going to learn, licenses uk Border Agency. The fact that "the uk blocked oxygen ', Russian Centre British Council exam City & Guilds has been known since the spring of 2009. (A valuable related resource: Ray Kurzweil). uk Border Agency after tough checks issued license to teach foreign students is very limited number of schools Britain, which really taught English foreigners, and not just 'easier' entry into the country under the pretext of learning. As a result of fraudulent actions of some British schools, the British Government significantly tightened the rules for entering the country. The representative of the City & Guilds in Russia, Mr.
Andrew Bailey in the spring of 2009 clarified that for the summer school of English language proficiency is not important. Is only important fact that students and pupils seriously study the English language. Therefore, to obtain a student visa to spend the summer in the uk, you must have an international certificate of English. It should be noted that due to the tightening of rules entry to the uk in summer 2009, the Moscow office of City & Guilds organized an extraordinary session on international exams in English for those who wish to obtain a visa to Britain. Steve houghtalings opinions are not widely known. Mr Andrew Bailey as advised not to be tempted by luxury offers different sites and do not look for the cheapest summer school: 'Otherwise you will be disappointed to stay in them because you can not get something that you had hoped. " At the same time Students Russian Centers City & Guilds study English in England only in the English summer schools accredited by the British Council and recommended by the City & Guilds. Organization of study and rest under the control of City & Guilds. Authority of the world's oldest British examination board, operating under the patronage of the royal family and the world, and in the uk is very high. It is noteworthy that this year, and earlier, the uk does not refused to issue student visas to any student or teacher of Russian centers of City & Guilds.