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    Procedures for the June 2015 Foreign Service Officer Test

    02 April 2015 -The State Department is continuing a pilot program to offer the Foreign Service Officer Test at Pearson Professional Centers in 23 locations. Test candidates will not come to the embassy/consulate/AIT to take the June 2015 FSOT. Instead, the test will be administered at a Pearson Professional Center.   Read more »

  • US Ambassador Matthew Barzun
    Live at Leeds and across Britain, a new Diplomacy is emerging

    03 March - "Just as in politics and entertainment, the rules of diplomacy have changed. The forces that influence attitudes are no longer centrally controlled, and opinions are formed through an array of social interactions and media. We have to inspire people who share our enthusiasm. As true believers in the indispensable role our special relationship plays on the world stage, we at the embassy are not waiting for our audience to come to us."   Read full post »

  • Embassy Science Officer blogs on World Wildlife Day
    Embassy Science Officer on World Wildlife Day

    03 March - Today is the second annual World Wildlife Day. Around the world, wildlife trafficking is a growing crisis and is threatening the existence of pangolins, elephants, rhinos and other wildlife.   Read more... »

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    Preparing for the 2015 U.S. Tax Filing Season

    06 February - ALL U.S. citizens and resident aliens must file a U.S. individual income tax return, even if they permanently live outside the United States and may not owe any tax because of income exclusion or tax credit. The due date for filing is April 15th, 2015.  Read more... »

  • A blog post about working in the United States
    Thinking About Working in the United States?

    04 February - In 2014, Embassy London issued over 36,000 employment based Nonimmigrant Visas. There are several different types of employment based visas available, make sure you select the right visa for your intended activity in the U.S.  Read more »

  • Pamela Garcia with Dr. Jill Biden. (U.S. Dept. of Education)
    America’s College Promise

    22 January 2015 - Inspired by similar programs in Tennessee and Chicago, the President’s proposal—America’s College Promise—would allow students to complete a certificate, an associate’s degree or the first two years of a bachelor’s degree at no cost.  Read full article.... »

  • Worldwide Caution from the U.S. Department of State
    Worldwide Caution from the Bureau of Consular Affairs

    09 January 2015 - The Department of State is updating the Worldwide Caution to provide information on the continuing threat of terrorist actions and violence against U.S. citizens and interests throughout the world. Recent terrorist attacks, whether by those affiliated with terrorist entities, copycats, or individual perpetrators, serve as a reminder that U.S. citizens need to maintain a high level of vigilance and take appropriate steps to increase their security awareness.  Full text on State.gov »

  • Students from teh 2015 Sutton Trust US program
    Sutton Trust US Programme for State School Students

    Following on from a successful three years of the Sutton Trust U.S. Programme, the Sutton Trust along with the Fulbright Commission are pleased to announce opening of applications for the 2015 US Programme.   Read more »

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